Director of Development and Program Manager, Partners in Development Foundation

Daniel “Ka‘eo” Goya is program manager for the Ka Pa‘alana Homeless Family Education Program at Partners in Development Foundation, which serves homeless and at-risk families on the Leeward Coast of O‘ahu. Through collaborative partnerships with Leeward Coast outreach agencies, Ka Pa‘alana assists families by providing basic needs items as well as educational programming to equip families toward greater self-sufficiency and prepare children for school success.
Danny has over 15 years of experience teaching K-12 in the Hawai‘i State Department of Education, Hawai‘i Association for Independent Schools (HAIS), and the school system in Japan. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Hawaiian Ethnic Studies from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, where he also earned his Post- Baccalaureate Certificate in Secondary Education (PBCSE). He is one of only two active male NCFL (National Center for Family Literacy) Certified Trainers in the nation, and one of the only Certified Trainers focusing his efforts on homeless families.