Director of Programs
Yvonne Ribas, Director of Programs, serves as Ambassador of Programming for CCE’s mission of increasing educational equity to ensure that students succeed, and communities thrive by building partnerships with schools, districts, higher education institutions, community organizations, governmental agencies, and private foundations while facilitating co-construction of shared goals and desired outcomes with students, families, educators, and community members. Yvonne is a key member of the senior leadership team with a focus on program design, development, implementation, iteration, and innovation to achieve the CCE mission. Yvonne has served as the Project Director for Community Partnerships for Teacher Pipeline and Recruitment and Placement Director for Los Angeles Urban Teacher Residency, both funded by the US Department of Education. Yvonne demonstrates expertise in teacher recruitment-retention strategies for under-resourced schools and communities in Los Angeles as well as experience in developing CCE California Teacher Apprenticeship Program with the US Department of Labor and CA Division of Apprenticeship Standards. Yvonne is currently a doctoral candidate with research interests in cross-systems collaboration to increase equity, outcomes, and sustainability in teacher workforce development.