Kim Garlinghouse-Jones


Kim Garlinghouse-Jones is a founder of Compass High School and shares the vision of making Compass an innovative school and program that will stand at the forefront of education. Kim is a mother of four, including two children with learning differences, and is actively involved in the community and education system. Her past experience includes serving on the Ravenswood Education Foundation in East Palo Alto for three years. She currently works as a medical advocate for Good Medicine in San Francisco.

Kim received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University in 1988 and Master’s in Public Health Advocacy from Johns Hopkins University in 1996. She has eight years of experience as an oncology nurse and has worked in oncology research at Stanford University.