Briana Gonçalves primarily serves in the Clinical Education and Innovation Department (CEID) managing the daily work of a variety of technical assistance projects, including the Community Technical Assistance Center (CTAC) and the Managed Care Community of Practice (MC-COP) for Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) Providers.
As Program Associate, Gonçalves facilitates the creation and coordination of training, tools, and resources to support the diverse service delivery and business needs of the behavioral health and I/DD provider populations. Gonçalves assists in the development and submission of grant proposals and research publications in the areas of training and technical assistance, social determinants of health, trauma-informed care and resilience, and workforce development.
Gonçalves is pursuing her doctoral studies at NYU Steinhardt in Educational Leadership. She is a graduate of NYU Steinhardt’s master’s degree program in educational leadership, politics, and advocacy.
Prior to joining the McSilver Institute, Gonçalves worked with Success Academy Charter Schools in Brooklyn, NY fostering an environment of intellectual growth in a K-4 elementary school. There, she managed students’ special education needs and programs, as well as local and state-wide assessments and data collection.