Stacey White – Associate

Concentration: Children, Youth, and Families
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio
Major: Afro-American Studies Department of Afro-American Studies
Harvard University Howard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts Washington, D.C.
HIGHLIGHTS OF  Excellent written and verbal communication skills
QUALIFICATIONS  Exceptional interpersonal skills
 Knowledge of software applications: Microsoft Office Suite, Department of Housing and Urban
Development Integrated Disbursement and Information System, TheraScribe, Therapist Helper
 Experience in policy research, analysis, legislative advocacy, and identification of best practices
 Strengths-based, inclusive practice approach, employing principles of cultural competence,
intentional asset-building, and Appreciative Inquiry.
PROFESSIONAL Fundamentals of Adult Education – OCCRRA
TRAINING  Theory of Change Development – Community Investment Consulting
 Building Developmental Assets in School Communities (ToT) – Search Institute
 The Foundations of Appreciative Inquiry – Neighborhood Centers Inc.
 Asset-Based Community Development – Neighborhood Centers Inc.
PROFESSIONAL The Humanity School Cleveland, OH – Salisbury, NC – Ebensburg, PA
EXPERIENCE Founder and Principal Consultant 2014-2016
Independent education policy research and analysis to identify structural and institutional barriers
to diversity and inclusion. Provide management consultation to non-profit entities in the areas of
organizational development, institutional and government relations, program design, public and
philanthropic fund development, and statutory compliance.
Starting Point for Childcare and Early Education Cleveland, OH
Out-of-School Time Program Developer 2011-2013
Allocate and manage grants to community-based organizations, provide technical assistance to
out-of-school time programs serving youth throughout Cuyahoga County. Facilitate collaboration
among out-of-school time programs and area school districts in order to promote academic and
programmatic alignment. Consult regarding program evaluation, management information system
development, and capacity-building. Workforce development program design. Conduct quarterly
data quality reviews. Technical writing, including the drafting of Request for Proposals and
contractual amendments. Public policy research, analysis, and advocacy related to child care,
early education, and youth development.
Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH
Adjunct Faculty 2011-2013
Plan and supervise the field placement of Master’s-level Social Work students enrolled at the
Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. Advise domestic and international students.
Neighborhood Centers Inc. Houston, TX
Youth Program Developer 2008-2010
Design and direct asset-building out-of-school time programming for youth, ages 5-18 at multiple
sites throughout Greater Houston; develop and manage a budget in excess of 2 million dollars;
supervise a staff of 45; identify and employ quality enhancement strategies, including jobembedded
professional development; oversee licensing and accreditation requirements; pursue
collaborations and partnerships that enrich out-of-school time programming, including the
implementation of a complementary learning approach. Creation of programmatic emphases on
STEM-based learning (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), post-secondary access and
workforce development. Develop and implement outcome measurement strategies. Engage in
fund development activities, including the research and writing of federal grant proposals.

PROFESSIONAL Starting Point for Child Care and Early Education Cleveland, OH

Out-of-School Time Coordinator, Youth Development Initiative 2008

Facilitate the development of a county-wide system of out-of-school time programming for youth,
ages 5-18; promote accessibility and quality through the development of systemic resources,
including the leveraging of new and existing partnerships among the public, private, and non-profit
sectors; enhance community-based networks of supports and services for youth, via systems and
organizational capacity-building; consult in the development of systems-level management
information systems; coordinate and engage in inter-agency collaboration, administrative and
operational in nature.

Franklin County Public Schools Frankfort, KY
Grants Development Specialist 2006-2007
Identify and research appropriate public and private funding opportunities; program design and
budget development; preparation and submission of grant applications; identification and
development of necessary community-based partnerships in support of the district’s mission; assist
in the establishment of a public school foundation to serve the students of Franklin County Public

The Meadows Partial Hospitalization Program
Lock Haven, PA
Mental Health Professional 2006
Provide child-centered, family-focused psychotherapy using a multi-modal, approach; development
and implementation of treatment plans; behavioral intervention consultation services in
collaboration with inter-agency treatment teams; broker community-based resources; observation,
assessment, and diagnostic services.

City of Youngstown Community Development Agency

Youngstown, OH
Assistant Director, Compliance and Monitoring Division 2002-2005
Plan and implement a comprehensive monitoring and compliance strategy for locally administered
federal programs. Responsible for meeting federal reporting obligations; develop electronic
reporting and data management mechanisms, execute budget management duties, including
funding recommendations; design youth programs and collaborative activities related to youth civic
engagement and the evolution of local youth development infrastructure; grant-making and fund

Starting Point for Child Care and Early Education Cleveland, OH
Coordinator, Evaluation & Special Projects 2000-2002
Provide budget oversight; manage and expand program participation by child care and early
education sub-contractors; present community-based training in family support service models to
sub-contractors; facilitate inter-agency collaboration in the context of the award-winning Early

Childhood Initiative of Cuyahoga County
; facilitate management information system integration
and end-user feedback; create program evaluation specifications and coordinate programmatic
participation; engage in legislative advocacy on behalf of the child care and early education
community of providers and consumers, including policy analysis, lobbying, and coalition-building

Eleanor B. Rainey Institute for the Performing Arts Cleveland
, OH
Language Arts Teacher/Fund Development Volunteer 2000
Integrate literacy activities into a performing arts curriculum for children and youth; research funding
availability and draft a fund development calendar specific to local sources of current and potential
program support; participate in strategic planning and represent the agency in a community-based
collaborative of youth-serving organizations. Consult on alumni relations and parental