As the Assistant Director of CTAC, Briana Gonçalves oversees the daily work, operations, and contract management of the Community Technical Assistance Center (CTAC), as well as a variety of other technical assistance projects. She facilitates the creation and coordination of training, tools, and resources to support the diverse service delivery and business needs of the behavioral health and other 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.