Kiersten Kinder, Ph.D.
2020 EI Webinar Presenter
Kiersten Kinder received her Ph.D. in early childhood special education from Vanderbilt University and her M.Ed. and B.A. from the University of Illinois. Before coming to Vanderbilt, she taught for ten years in the Chicago suburbs in early childhood inclusive and state-funded preschool classrooms. Kiersten has been a lab school director and an instructional leader/coach in an early childhood center. She is currently a Research Associate at Vanderbilt University and coordinates a large multi-year research study to support school district implementation of high-quality early childhood practices, such as the Pyramid Model, through training and coaching.