Senior Director, Career Pathways
LaVonia Montouté is the Senior Director, Career Pathways where she fosters career connected learning experiences through partnerships with Boston Public Schools and New Skills Boston, a cross-sector effort focused on improving systems and eliminating structural barriers to make quality career pathways accessible to more young people in Boston. LaVonia is passionate about career development and learning through work. She also leads EdVestors staff development learning agenda and facilitates cross-program learning forums. LaVonia previously worked at the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy, where she supported schools in Gateway cities to design, implement, and evaluate evidence-based postsecondary interventions. She earned a B.S. in Psychology from Davidson College and Masters of Education in Human Development from Boston University. She is also a proud alumna of a local culinary arts training program.