Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education
103 Paul Jones
Dr. Kiernan holds an Ed.D. in Curriculum Development and Systemic Change. She has vast experience teaching at the elementary, middle and high school levels. Prior to joining the faculty in the Price School of Education, Dr. Kiernan worked as a curriculum specialist with Fulton County Schools to implement school-wide initiatives linked to school improvement plans.
Dr. Kiernan is passionate about teaching and enjoys teaching courses in the Price School of Education that address differentiated instruction and problem-based mathematics. Based on her positive experiences as a classroom teacher throughout her career, she chose to earn her doctorate and transition to higher education and work with future teachers. When asked about her reason for earning a doctorate degree, she states, “As much as I love teaching, how wonderful would it be to work with those who want to become teachers!”