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Dr. Kim Vigil, consultant, mindfulness instructor, and assistant professor, is the owner of Raye Educational Services, LLC.


As a mindfulness trained educator, Kim Vigil is an expert in weaving mindful pedagogy and innovative instructional and presentation practices into her work.  She is an assistant professor at Murray State University, an education consultant, and a three-discipline Kentucky certified teacher (IECE, ELE, K-12 PE).  After nearly two decades in education in a variety of roles, working with all ages, Dr. Vigil is at the forefront of transdisciplinary practices, artfully blending movement, outdoor education, mindfulness and best practices across multiple disciplines.  Her teaching and speaking engagements are both engaging and interactive, and students and participants leave feeling motivated and inspired.  Dr. Vigil is a military wife with five children and an avid runner.



PhD, Northcentral University, 2019

Major: Education

Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Early Childhood Education

Dissertation Title: Investigating the relationship between portable screen time and kindergarteners’ attention with content as a potential moderator using a non-experimental causal comparative design

MEd, Arizona State University, 2011

Major: Curriculum and Instruction

Supporting Area of Emphasis: Early Childhood Education

Action Research Project: Improved reading skills through focused phonemic awareness and phonics instruction

MEd, Arizona State University, 1999

Major: Curriculum and Instruction

Supporting Area of Emphasis: Secondary Education

Applied Project: Graduate Teaching Assistant

BS, Arizona State University, 1996

Major: Exercise Science

Supporting Area of Emphasis: French minor