Jacinda Goodwin is a Program Specialist at the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) located at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Before joining the NCHE, Ms. Goodwin was the state coordinator for homeless education dropout prevention, truancy, and alternative education at the Maine Department of Education, an education specialist in the Office of Substance Abuse at the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), and a children’s services caseworker for the Maine DHHS. She has taught at the post-secondary level in Maine for a number of years. After completing undergraduate work in psychology, Ms. Goodwin was awarded a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and attended Fielding Graduate University for doctoral work in Clinical Psychology. She is an accomplished professional with extensive experience in diverse aspects of program management, https://dropoutprevention.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/C.W.-Gardenhire-pic.jpgistrative management, and public policy. Ms. Goodwin is adept at working with key stakeholders to provide services and supports for at-risk youth, including homeless children and youth and those at risk for dropping out of school.