Keller Anne Ruble
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Keller Anne Ruble is an Associate Director of Policy Research at the Institute for Child Success, where she supports the development and dissemination of social policy, ICS’ federal advocacy efforts, and the organization’s ongoing research initiatives focused on improving outcomes for young children and their families. Since joining the team in 2015, Keller Anne has led and worked on a variety of technical assistance projects and research efforts, including most notably a set of working papers which highlight and discuss the range of evidence-based interventions across the domains health, education, and community supports which influence healthy child development and third-grade reading proficiency.
Her primary focus areas include tax and fiscal policy, systems design, and interdisciplinary approaches to solving complex problems. She has written and advocated extensively on the Earned Income Tax Credit and its impact on children and families. Keller Anne describes herself as a Jill-of-all-trades, finding joy and value in the complex and nuanced world of early childhood and public policy.
Prior to joining ICS, Keller Anne taught 7th grade science in Memphis, Tennessee as a founding teacher in the Achievement School District. She has worked with Rhode Island Kids Count, a data-based policy and advocacy organization during graduate school, and as a consultant for program and policy evaluation and strategic planning. She holds a Master of Arts in Urban Education Policy from Brown University and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Clemson University.