TITLE: Program Officer and Manager, Children, Families and Communities
FUNDING AREAS: After- and summer-school programs, transitional kindergarten, teacher training, early education advocacy, and implementation of quality preschool programs
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PROFILE: Sunshine is Packard's program officer and manager for children, famlies, and cmmunities. HIs foudation bio shares:
Jeff Sunshine joined the Packard Foundation in 2007. He is a program officer and manager of the early learning and after-school and summer enrichment grantmaking portfolios in the Children, Families, and Communities program. Prior to joining the Foundation, Jeff was director of programs at Community Foundation Silicon Valley overseeing its domestic and global grantmaking activities and initiatives. He also served as the executive director of the Volunteer Center of Alameda County and as director of volunteer programs for the Archdiocese of the City and County of San Francisco. Jeff is trained as a special education teacher and as a mental health clinician. He practiced as a family therapist for fifteen years both in Boston and in the Bay Area. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in education from State University of New York at Buffalo, an Ed.M. in counseling psychology from Tufts University, and a Ph.D. in human and organization development and public policy from Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara.