Kimberly Merritt

Vice President

ASU / Learning Enterprise

Kimberly Merritt is an educational architect, committed to creating high-quality, innovative learning experiences connecting career, community and technology. She currently serves as Vice President for the ASU Learning Enterprise. She previoulsy served as co-founding Executive Director of ASU Local, a hybrid college program designed to bring higher education access to local communities. She began her career as a teacher in a large urban, title one school district and was a teacher and leader in the design and launch of many of the Da Vinci Schools award winning innovative school models. She notably partnered with the University of California, Southern New Hampshire University and community colleges to reimagine college access in local communities, and co-designed the Transforming Learning Collaborative’s National School Design Incubator which served schools around the globe in creating and redesigning school models. She has collaborated with leading industries, colleges and community organizations to re-imagine how school, work and life intertwine. Most notably working with Belkin, Gensler and 72andSunny to reimagine workforce pipelines and corporate, higher education partnerships. These models consistently reflect the need to ensure inclusivity, innovative structural design and success for all learners. Kimberly earned her Bachelor’s degree from California State University, Dominguez Hills and her teaching credential, MEd and is earning her Ed.D. from Pepperdine University.