Nancy Keller-MacKinnon

Nancy Keller-MacKinnon

Part-Time Faculty

Nancy Keller-MacKinnon


 Nancy Keller-MacKinnon graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 1999 with a MSW specializing in Service to Children and Families. She has spent 39 years of service with the State of Michigan starting out as an assistant payment’s worker determining eligibility for various benefit programs. From there, she began her true career as a CPS Worker where she found her passion working with families and working to keep children safe and families together. Eventually, she promoted to CPS Supervisor in Oakland County where she served for about four years. She was then promoted to CPS Program Manager in Wayne County where she served until her retirement in 2019.
After promoting to CPS Program Manager , she worked to build relations with various community partners. She served on Child Death Review, on the board of directors at Child’s Hope, was Vice President of Kid’s Talk Advisory Board, and served as the lead contact in Wayne County for the FBI and Dept. of Homeland Security for victims of Human Trafficking.
She began working with Wayne State on various committees to review risk assessments and develop strategies to improve staff performance. She has also served as a field instructor for Wayne State and other universities. She also served as a member of Wayne Together Collaborative and presented with other faculty at the CSWE 63rd Annual Program Meeting in 2017. She began teaching part-time in 2018. Upon her retirement, she also began serving as a faculty field liaison.

Degrees and Certifications

  • MSW, Eastern Michigan University
  • Michigan Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • BS, Oakland University

Teaching Interests

 Child Welfare

Areas of Expertise

  • Child Welfare
  • Family Preservation
  • Human Trafficking

Courses taught by Nancy Keller-MacKinnon

Fall Term 2023 (future)

Fall Term 2022

Fall Term 2021

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