Kim Farrell is a member of FairfaxCAPS which is a coalition of civic organizations, neighborhood associations, parents, homeowners, and area residents from throughout the region who are dedicated to promoting educational excellence for all students in the Fairfax County public school system. Farrell also is a member of FairGrade and SLEEP. She has two children in the Fairfax County school system. She represents the Wolftrap Elementary School PTA on the Superintendent's Parent Advisory Council and is an active volunteer at Wolftrap Elementary. She has testified before the school board and the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and has worked with the community, local politicians, and the media on a number of school-related issues, including redistricting, the budget, the proposed acquisition of Gatehouse II administration building, and VGLA testing.