Kim Ziebarth is the Associate Commissioner for Technical Education at the Utah System of Higher Education. With over 25 years of experience, Kim has held key leadership positions at the Utah System of Technical Colleges and Davis Technical College.
Kim is dedicated to supporting institutions and faculty in preparing students with critical skills needed for successful employment. She recognizes the pivotal role of technical education in establishing a solid career and providing avenues for educational growth. Kim holds a bachelor’s degree from Boise State University and a master’s from Utah State University.
In addition to her role, Kim actively contributes to the field of technical education through her leadership positions with the National Technical Honor Society, the Council on Occupational Education, which accredits Utah’s technical colleges, and Utah Women in Higher Education.
Beyond her professional endeavors, Kim and her husband are the proud parents of two daughters who exemplify the value of technical education. One daughter pursued an advanced nurse practitioner career, while the other is in a master’s degree program at the University of Utah. Both have capitalized on their foundation as technical college graduates.