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Kimberly Elliott designs and manages systems that advance business development goals and disseminate EDC's innovative work. A published author and experienced education writer, she serves as a lead grant writer and plays a key role in initiatives to secure funding partners who share EDC's mission to transform lives through learning. Drawing on over 20 years of content strategy experience, she shares EDC's expertise and findings in ways that support families, teachers, and school and district leaders and inform decision-makers at the local, state, and national levels.
Elliott is the co-author and editor of the EDC publication In Support of Educators: Strategies That Work, and wrote the CADRE Brief "Making STEM Learning Relevant and Rigorous for All Students." She authored two briefs—Nurturing STEM Skills in Young Learners, PreK-3 and CTE Pathways to STEM Occupations—as part of EDC's work to disseminate promising practices from the National Research Council's Successful K–12 STEM Education report and is the co-author of a Corwin book, Teacher Leader Stories: The Power of Case Methods. She co-authored the article “Instructional Coaching: Helping Preschool Teachers Reach Their Full Potential,” and has edited books written by EDC authors and published by Jossey-Bass (Supported Literacy for Adolescents) and Rowman-Littlefield (More Than Title IX: How Equity in Education Has Shaped the Nation).
For the Center for Technology Implementation—a collaborative initiative of EDC, AIR, and CAST—Elliott developed content for the PowerUp What Works website. She also contributed to the Success at the Core online professional development toolkit developed by EDC and Vulcan Productions and the National Institutes of Health-funded Exploring Bioethics curriculum supplement.
Elliott has worked for EDC for 15 years. Prior to joining EDC, she owned a grant writing and content strategy small business. She began her career as a grant writer and writer at Wheelock College, where she worked on initiatives to build the early childhood workforce's capacity to promote young children's well-being, school readiness, and school success.
She holds a BA in English from the University of New Hampshire and has PMD Pro certification as a project manager.