Jamie Colvard is a Senior Technical Assistance Specialist with the ZERO TO THREE Policy Center, where she supports state and community leaders to develop comprehensive early childhood systems that support young children and their families.
Jamie’s work focuses on issues such as home visiting, early childhood mental health, early care and education, and cross-agency collaboration. Ms. Colvard’s technical assistance includes assisting state and community leaders to identify and move infant-toddler priorities; planning and facilitating peer-to-peer learning opportunities such as communities of practice and cross-state meetings; and developing technical assistance (TA) tools and resources. She has experience providing TA through privately- and federally-funded projects. Prior to joining ZERO TO THREE, Jamie worked on the program and policy staff at Grantmakers for Children, Youth & Families, and held several managerial positions with a regional law firm located in California. Jamie earned her M.P.P. from the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University and her B.A. from Linfield College. She is located in Portland, Oregon.