Andrew Breidenbach is a research scientist at the UNM Cradle to Career Policy Institute focusing on evaluation of early childhood initiatives in New Mexico. Together with the other members of the CCPI Early Childhood Team, he is responsible for helping to compile the New Mexico Home Visiting Annual Outcomes Report each year. His professional work engages with several aspects of New Mexico’s investments in early childhood including home visiting and child care programs, child care assistance subsidies, workforce and professional development for early childhood educators, and retention and turnover in these employment fields. In addition, he is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology and Criminology completing his dissertation about the effects of family responsibility on the transition to adulthood. He earned his B.A. in 2010 from Emory University with a major in Sociology and a minor in German Studies, and he completed his M.A. in Sociology in 2013 at the University of New Mexico.