Svetlana Darche

Svetlana Darche
Director of Career Education,

Svetlana Darche is director of career education at WestEd. She has extensive experience in evaluation, strategic planning, program design, and building of cross-sectoral collaborations for system change and program improvement in education and social services. Darche has also developed an extensive array of tools and materials to promote career-related education reforms. She is currently focused on identifying the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed for college and career readiness, developing tools to assess needed skills, and strengthening in-school and work-based strategies to facilitate skill attainment. Darche also serves as co-principal investigator on a National Science Foundation-funded project that prepares students for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers.

Publications by Svetlana Darche
College and career readiness is the stated goal of the common core standards that have now been adopted by almost all the states. The Obama administration’s proposed budget for 2013 included a new name for Title I of the Elementary and Secondary…