As Research and Policy Intern, Drew is focused on communicating knowledge about innovative early childhood programs, policies, and research for the Colorado early childcare landscape. He has on-the-ground experience in early childhood education, having served as a preschool teacher in a nonprofit mental health preschool day treatment program and a university-based child care center. Drew has also conducted research in a range of settings, including the juvenile justice system, day treatment pre-kindergarten programs, and intervention programs.
Drew is in his second year of the clinical child psychology doctorate program at University of Denver, with a specialty in policy. Drew holds a bachelor of science degree in psychology from University of Utah, and a master of arts degree in psychology from Teacher's College at Columbia University. Drew enjoys camping, biking, and creating watercolors, among other activities.