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Katie Brown oversees professional development and research at the National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector, a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting the more than 500 public Montessori schools across the United States. Katie began her career as a language arts teacher in traditional and charter schools before being introduced to Montessori during her time at the South Carolina Department of Education. Katie went on to earn 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. As a member of the Ideal Learning Roundtable, Katie works to expand access to Ideal Learning by helping public schools deliver high-quality, personalized education through Montessori.