Femi Vance

Femi Vance
Femi Vance
American Institutes for Research

Femi Vance is a researcher at American Institutes for Research, where she researches and evaluates out-of-school time (OST) programs and provides technical assistance to youth-development professionals. She has expertise in youth program quality, social and emotional learning, evaluation capacity building, and skill building in youth programs. She has extensive experience providing professional development in topics such as continuous quality improvement, engaging youth, and coaching staff; she has co-authored practical guides for OST practitioners. She is a field consultant for the National Summer Learning Association and she serves on the board of the California School-Age Consortium. Vance received her PhD in educational policy from the University of California, Irvine.

updated 2021

Publications by Femi Vance
In-Person Learning for the Whole Child
Communities in California and around the country are implementing learning hubs to provide in-person education supports to students who are distance learning. In this brief, we explore a prevalent learning hub model and raise considerations for…
A Foundation for Rebuilding to Support the Whole Child
Strong partnerships between schools and expanded learning programs lay the foundation for building stronger, more equitable support systems for children and their families. Building on prior investments in the expanded learning system, California’s…