Senior Program Director of State and Local Networks, The Opportunity Institute

Hayin is the Senior Program Director of State and Local Networks. Hayin leads Partners for Each and Every Child's work in California, developing and maintaining strategic relationships in California’s complex network of advocacy, research, and education policy organizations. Hayin has been a practitioner, educational researcher, and evaluator, with a focus on community-based programs and partnerships that support healthy development of youth and their communities. Previously, Hayin has worked with San Francisco and Emery Unified School Districts, the John W. Gardner Center at Stanford University, the Children’s Aid Society, and the Coalition for Community Schools. She received her B.A. from Amherst College, and a Ph.D. from Stanford University, Graduate School of Education. She serves on the boards of Portola Family Connections, SF Peer Resources, and is a Scholar Advisory Committee member for the Jackie Robinson Foundation - Pacific Northwest.