Katie Andrew brings over a decade of project management, technical assistance, program evaluation, research, and training experience to Children Now where her work primarily focuses on advocacy, research, technical assistance, and outreach efforts to improve health, oral health, and mental health care quality and access for children in California. Work has primarily focused on systems level change through systems integration, care coordination, and racial health equity.
Previously, Ms. Andrew was a researcher with the American Institutes for Research, where 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 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 B.A. in sociology with a minor in public policy from the University of California, Berkeley.