Pamm Shaw is the Vice President of Strategic Funding and Partnerships for the YMCA of the East Bay. Formerly the Director of their early childhood programs (Head Start, Early Head Start, and subsidized Child Development). Pamm has extensive experience in successfully implementing programs, professional development and managing multiple funding sources and is known for her innovative and creative programs. Pamm has directed statewide training and technical assistance projects, with a focus on traditionally underserved populations.
She has developed and contributed to numerous articles and curricula specifically to improve the skills of early childhood professionals to meet the needs of all children and families. Pamm and her team have created the Head Start Apprenticeship program – training Head Start and child care parents to become early learning professionals.
Pamm has worked in early education programs for over 40 years as a teacher, administrator, trainer and director.