Maggie C. Kane is a research scientist in early childhood development. Her work focuses on strengthening systems and programs that provide high-quality comprehensive services to children and their families during the early childhood years. Maggie has expertise in policy analysis, conducting and disseminating mixed-methods research, and project management. She works on topics including Head Start/Early Head Start, home visiting, precision approaches to social services, and cross-sector initiatives. In addition, Maggie manages Child Trends’ work on the Home Visiting Applied Research Collaborative.
Prior to joining Child Trends, Maggie worked at a small nonprofit organization that provided training and technical assistance on continuous quality improvement and program planning to tutoring programs. She holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs.