Katie Andrew brings over a decade of project management, technical assistance, program evaluation, research, and training experience. In her previous position she served as a technical assistance lead for a large federal comprehensive content center, where she was responsible for training development, as well as synthesizing promising practices and policy trends. She also led the development and implementation of the center’s two online communities of practice, which brought together state education agency staff and researchers in policy discussions and problem-solving activities around a variety of topics pertaining to education leadership.
Ms. Andrew has also conducted an environmental scan of health activities targeting girls for the purpose of developing a national health and wellness initiative. Her work at Children Now focuses on supporting policy education, advocacy, and outreach efforts to improve oral health care quality and access for Children in California. Outside of her work at Children Now, she works on issues related to adolescent empowerment, healthy relationship building, and commercially sexually exploited youth.
Ms. Andrew earned her Ed.M. in Sociology and Education with a focus on Health Promotion and Policy from Columbia University’s Teachers College, and holds a BA in Sociology with a minor in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley.