Katie Miller, Content Specialist 

Katie Miller is a Content Specialist, developing resources with multiple focuses as well as leading the transition to kindergarten team for the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning (NCECDTL). Her career in early childhood education has spanned 20 years and Katie’s specialties includes child development, transition to kindergarten, adult learning/psychology of learning, and social emotional development.  She earned a BSBA and master’s in early childhood education and currently pursuing a master’s and doctorate in Educational Psychology.

Beth Vorhaus, M.Ed., Education Consultant

Beth Vorhaus is an education consultant for Vanderbilt University supporting work with the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning (NCECDTL) and the National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations (NCPMI).  Beth earned her B.S in Early Childhood Education from Vanderbilt University, George Peabody College and her M.Ed. in Human Development Psychology from Harvard University, Graduate School of Education.  She has spent over 15 years working in the educational research field, working with grants involving social emotional development, self-regulation, school readiness, pre-K and family support. Beth started her career in education as a transition 1st grade and kindergarten teacher in Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools.