Ms. Gevon Daynuah has been an employee at the university for more than 10 years. She has worked with children and families in a variety of capacities, facilitating trainings throughout the state of Wisconsin, regional Midwest as well as the Triennial International Child and Youth Care Conferences, featuring countries such as Canada, Ireland and South Africa. Currently Gevon manages programming in the Governmental Affairs and Non Profit Management department. Her previous experience included managing training services to Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare foster parents, group home youth workers, community based workers, residential and juvenile youth care workers.
Gevon earned her bachelor's 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 CYC-NET.org 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 of child and youth care work. She is certified as a PACE (Parent Alternative Care Education) trainer throughout 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 the School of Continuing Education's Public Sector and Non Profit Management public programs. She continues to play an active role in community outreach and collaborations, and to work in the non-profit arena.