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Kiersten Kinder

Metro Nashville Public Schools

Kiersten Kinder, Ph.D., is a Multi-Classroom Leader at Ross Early Learning Center in Nashville, Tennessee, where she provides coaching support and school-wide leadership around implementing high quality early childhood education, including the Pyramid Model. Previously, she worked at Vanderbilt University in several research and practice roles, with a focus on training, coaching, and research about the Pyramid Model. Kiersten spent nearly ten years teaching in inclusive early childhood and state-funded pre-kindergarten classrooms. Throughout her career, Kiersten has created and conducted in-service workshops at the local and state level and has presented at numerous state and national conferences