Oakland, California
Workforce Development Consultant
Experience with
Family Child Care, Center-Based programs, Early Head Start, State Funded programs
Joya Chavarin, Ed.D., Workforce Development Consultant, designs state of the art professional development and career pathways to address the early childhood workforce crisis. Current projects include the ECE Youth Apprenticeship and Head Start Early Educator Apprenticeship.

Chavarin provides training and technical assistant to Head Start and state subsidized child development programs and is part-time faculty at the local community college. Chavarin's experience spans over 23 years in the education and human services fields, including WestEd Center for Child and Family Studies and BANANAS Child Care Resource and Referral Network.

Chavarin holds a Doctoral Degree in Education focused in Early Childhood Leadership from Mills College.