Title: Substitute Teacher, Supply Utility Person
Company: Sacramento Unified School District, Department of Defense
Location: Groom, Texas, United States
Lynn Kailonn, a substitute teacher for Sacramento Unified School District, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in educational services.
From watching her father, Lim, bring joy to other people’s lives, Ms. Kailonn desired to also make a difference in the lives of others. Where he left off, she aims to continue with his legacy through mentorship and education. Ms. Kailonn earned a Bachelor of Arts in social work and administration of justice from San Jose State University in 1997 and later an Associate of Science in business management and small business management from Los Rios Community College in 2017. Likewise, she holds teaching credentials (K-12), along with a real estate license.
Presently, Ms. Kailonn serves as a substitute teacher (K-12) with the Sacramento Unified School District, a position she accepted in 2009, as well as a supply utility person for the Department of Defense. Prior to her current role, she was a star testing teacher at Target Excellence from 2009 to 2011 and a substitute teacher (K-6) Merced Unified School District from 2004 to 2005. For one year, in 2004, she was a cancer research survey representative for Westat, as well as a substitute teacher (K-6) for the Alum Rock Unified School District from 2001 to 2003. In addition, Ms. Kailonn has offered her skills as a coordinator, mental health worker, and group home adolescent counselor for Alliance for Community Care Counseling in the 1990s.
Reflecting on her career thus far, Ms. Kailonn attributes her success to the many mentors who crossed her path, such as her teachers and pop culture icons like Bruce Lee and Mother Theresa. She hopes to be remembered as a person with great strength and a hard worker with a love for working with people. In five years’ time, Ms. Kailonn aims to continue her work overseas with the U.S. Navy and the government, helping her country and other countries, as well as volunteer work. She wants to give people hope and for her legacy to live on after she is gone.
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