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Tom Hinds, a quality improvement advisor and technical assistance specialist, has extensive experience in program and project management, performance measurement, continuous quality improvement (CQI), and training and technical assistance.

Hinds supports the development and maintenance of CQI processes for the Head Start National Center on Health, Behavioral Health, and Safety and the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program’s Technical Assistance Resource Center. He also provides technical assistance to MIECHV-funded state home visiting programs.

Previously, Hinds led CQI and performance reporting for Wisconsin’s MIECHV program. In this role, he facilitated improvement projects that focused on child developmental promotion, early detection, and linkage to services; infant safe sleep; domestic violence screening and safety planning; and maternal depression screening and response.

Hinds holds a Master of International Public Affairs, with specializations in social policy, policy analysis, and program evaluation, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a native English speaker with full professional proficiency in Spanish and limited working proficiency in Portuguese and Lunda (spoken in parts of Zambia, Angola, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo).