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  Gevon M. Daynuah
Program Manager
UWM School of Continuing Education
161 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee , WI 53203
Phone: 414-227-3351
Ms. Gevon Daynuah has been a Child and Youth Care Worker for nearly 10 years. She has worked with children and families in a variety of capacities, facilitating trainings through out the state of Wisconsin, regional Midwest as well as the Triennial International Child and Youth Care Conferences, attracting countries such as Canada, Ireland, and South Africa. Currently Gevon manages and facilitates training services to Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare foster parents, group home youth workers, community based workers, residential and juvenile youth care workers. Prior to this, her experience includes work as a kinship care provider, group home activities coordinator, afterschool community liaison, and volunteer youth-work at a shelter for homeless and runaway teens.

Gevon earned her Bachelors degree through the Educational Policy and Studies Department at UWM's School of Education with honorable recognition from the department of African American Student Services. Ms. Daynuah has written and published articles online through and is noted as managing editor of the Journal of Child and Youth Care Work v. 21, an annual publication with scholarly articles and the latest research-generating knowledge and effective practices in the field. She is certified as a PACE (Parent Alternative Care Education) trainer through out the State of Wisconsin, (a program that provides pre- service training to treatment foster parents). Familiar with all aspects of programming, Gevon plays an essential role in the planning and implementation of Youth Work Learning Center continuing education courses. She has been involved from the onset in crafting the innovative Youth Work Professional Development Program one of the more popular and sought-out trainings and through her experience working in afterschool, group home and shelter settings, she continues to play an active role in community outreach, collaborations, and work involving and youth development.


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