Dr. Katie Brown
Dr. Katie Brown is the Director of Professional Learning at the National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector. Her professional experience includes charter and district traditional schools, higher education, nonprofits, school boards, and state education administration. Dr. Brown earned her Ph.D. in urban education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where she studied outcomes for African American students in public Montessori schools. She has published and presented research on public Montessori, executive functions, and creativity in both domestic and international venues. As the Director of Professional Learning at NCMPS, Dr. Brown oversees continuing education courses for Montessori practitioners, oversees the Center's research initiatives, and teaches graduate-level courses through a partnership with Whitworth University.