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Beth Ann Gardiner

Early Childhood Education Technical Assistance Specialist
beth ann gardiner


Beth Gardiner is an Early Childhood Education Technical Assistance Specialist at NIEER, working on various projects, with a primary focus on supporting New Jersey state preschool expansion and high-quality program implementation. In this role, Beth utilizes her extensive experience as an early childhood teacher and teacher educator to provide supports to program administrators and staff. Beth’s other projects include work across the birth to grade three continuum and the State of Preschool Yearbook. Before coming to NIEER, Beth worked at the New Jersey Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood Education, administering the state’s $17 million annual federal Preschool Development Grant. Beth holds a B.A. in Early Childhood Education from the College of New Jersey and an M.S.Ed in Early Childhood Leadership from Bank Street College.