• Grant Writing
• Partnership Development
• Regional Planning
• Program Review
For the nearly three decades, Ms. Mitchell has worked on workforce, education and economic development policy issues. She has worked for both houses of the California State Legislature, the California Employment Development Department, the California State University System, and non-profit advocacy organizations dedicated to the development and implementation of meaningful public policies to better address the needs of all Californians. She most recently worked for the California Workforce Association.
Ms. Mitchell has also served as staff to many public boards, including the California Joint Legislative Committee to Develop a Master Plan for Education, California State Job Training Coordinating Council, One-Stop Career Center System Task Force, California Workforce Investment Board, and the Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities. She has also represented California on several federal boards addressing public policy issues on workforce, economic development and education.
Ms. Mitchell has developed a growing awareness and sensitivity to the complex relationships that exist among partners in these policy areas, including key players at the federal, state and local levels, i.e. government, non-profit, for-profit, and community-based organizations.
She often teams with other experts, ranging from individual consultants, to large firms, to meet the specific needs of all clients and partners.