Kim LaGesse is the training and techncial assistance coordinator for the CAPT Central Resource Team and serves as a liaison between her team and the Core team, SAMHSA associates, CAPT consultants and state prevention teams. Kim works closely with the Central RT to plan, implement and evaluate regional events. She is responsible for maintaining internal project schedules and portals, submitting and tracking T/TA approval requests and editing and producing training and meeting materials.
Prior to working for CAPT, Kim held positions in training and development for two Chicago-based law firms. She has volunteered for several educational organizations in Chicago and for an English language school in Spain. She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in Spanish from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.