Hayin Kimner

Hayin Kimner
Hayin Kimner
Senior Policy and Research Fellow,
Policy Analysis for California Education, Stanford University

Hayin Kimner is senior policy and research fellow at PACE. She is also the managing director for the CA Community Schools Learning Exchange and a nonresident fellow in the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, Kimner is an educational practitioner, researcher and evaluator, and policy advocate with a focus on community school systems and partnerships. She served as a senior program director for the Opportunity Institute and has led the development of district-wide and citywide community school strategies for both the San Francisco Unified School District and the Emery Unified School District. Kimner currently works with organizations focused on advancing whole-child and equity research, policies, and practices. She received her PhD from Stanford Graduate School of Education.

updated 2021

Publications by Hayin Kimner
California is prioritizing equity in education post-COVID-19 by investing in community schools. Districts have an important leadership responsibility to develop the conditions, capacities, and resources for effective, sustainable community schools.…
Leadership, Partnership, and Community
Public education today faces a troubling set of challenges, including declining enrollment, staffing shortages, and polarized communities, with school boards at the center of broader political debates. How did we arrive at this current state? This…
A Key Investment for COVID-19 Recovery
A healing-centered community school implements a whole child approach to teaching and learning to address the fundamental physiological and safety needs of students as central to their cognitive development and growth. Strengthening and sustaining…
The Path Towards Reimagining and Rebuilding Schools
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all students; however, its impact has been particularly devastating for students of color, students from low-income families, English learners, and other marginalized children and youth. As transmission rates…