Femi Vance

Femi Vance
Femi Vance
Researcher,
American Institutes for Research

Dr. Femi Vance is a researcher at AIR, where she researches and evaluates out-of-school time 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 strives to translate her research into practice. She has co-authored practical guides for OST practitioners and has extensive experience providing professional development across a range of topics such as continuous quality improvement, engaging youth, and coaching staff. She is a National Summer Learning Field Consultant and serves on the board of the California School-Age Consortium. Dr. Vance holds a master’s degree in public policy from Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in educational policy from UC Irvine.

Publications by Femi Vance
PB Vance Jan 2021
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…
PB Vance Jan 2021
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…