Aimée Drouin Duncan, PhD
(864) 287-8063 Ext. 713
Aimée Drouin Duncan, PhD, EdM, leads the Impact and Practice program area and related sector-based strategies which serve early childhood practitioners and providers in early learning and care, health and well-being, home visiting, child welfare, government, programs, nonprofits and foundations. Impact and Practice provides professional empowerment services, systems level research and evaluation services, and manages the IMPACT Measures Tool. IMPACT aims to empower early childhood professionals by harnessing measurement and evaluation practices to fit the needs of their children, families, and professionals.
Aimée has almost two decades of experience partnering with early childhood organizations and state agencies in research and evaluation and professional empowerment. She is dedicated to the development of equity and access within early childhood systems regardless of age, race, ethnicity or gender to create generational change and service to young children and their families. She is a partner and mother to two young, powerful children and one old beautiful puppy. Her favorite children’s story is Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney, and she also loves to travel, meet new people, and finds hope and beauty by the sea.