Kate Anderson Simons (KAS@schoolreadinessconsulting.com) is a Project Director at School Readiness Consulting. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from Pepperdine University and is currently completing an M.P.P in International Policy and Development at Georgetown University. Ms. Simons has consulted on domestic and international education projects for the Brookings Institution, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Child Trends, Inc., the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and a number of local organizations. She brings highly developed skills in project management, evaluation, and quantitative analysis to the School Readiness Consulting team. Ms. Simons’ interests focus on vulnerable children both in the U.S. and internationally who are affected by poverty, armed conflict, and inequitable learning environments.