Kim Snider (she/her) is a doctoral student at the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland. Her research focuses on queer and trans-affirming pedagogical practices in the arts and is informed by 21 years of secondary school teaching in an arts-focused school in Toronto, Canada. In addition to her roles as a teacher and researcher, Kim has been an instructor at OISE/University of Toronto and facilitator of workshops for educators throughout the world. Kim sits on the Auckland Committee of Drama New Zealand and is a former President of the Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators (CODE) and former Executive Secretary of the International Drama/Theatre Education Association (IDEA). She is a founding staff advisors at the TDSB Gender and Sexuality Network, a grassroots organization that supports queer and transgender staff and students in Canada’s largest school board.