Kakim Fung, Mathematics Department Head
Degrees and Certifications:
Standard Diploma (2011), Salem High School, Virginia Beach, VA
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (2013), Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences with a concentration in Applied Mathematics (2013), Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Master of Science in Computer Science - Cybersecurity (2014), Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Mr. Kakim Fung began his educational career as a mathematics teacher at George Wythe High School in Richmond, VA in 2015. Mr. Fung has experience teaching computer science and mathematics at different educational institutions such as Reynolds Community College, Virginia Commonwealth University as well as on the high school level. He has returned to George Wythe High School as the proud computer science, mathematics, English, history teacher and diligently serves as the mathematics department head, school finance officer, and honorary advanced placement and dual enrollment advocate. He loves teaching his six different subjects of AP Calculus AB, Mathematical Analysis/Pre-Calculus, AP Environmental Science, AP Computer Science A, AP English Literature and Composition, and AP United States Government and Politics each and every day because he believes that teachers should have the same passion for learning that they expect from their students.
His mission is to one day give every student in Richmond City Public Schools the opportunity to earn an associate degree while in high school. He also hopes to one day expand the opportunity to offer students to earn a bachelor’s degree during high school as well. He has mentored multiple George Wythe High School students to be able to earn multiple college credits and is on a quest to provide the best educational opportunities to the students he serves.
Mr. Fung received his high school standard diploma in 2011 as valedictorian from Salem High School in Virginia Beach, VA, his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA in 2013, his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a concentration in Applied Mathematics from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA in 2013, and his Master of Science in Computer Science with a concentration in Cybersecurity from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, in 2014.