Who we are

Bay Area Academy (BAA) is a workforce development and intermediary organization charged with supporting the learning and organizational improvement needs of public child welfare service agencies.

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What we do

BAA supports the child welfare workforce through transformative training, coaching, and
implementation support.

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Who we serve

The child welfare workforce in the Bay Area is comprised of more than 1,500 social workers and supervisors, as well as many community and system partners, all of whom benefit from BAA’s services.

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Our Impact

BAA’s services improve the performance and practice of the child welfare workforce through the delivery of evidence-informed workforce development, training and coaching, implementation and capacity building services. In the last year…


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“Anything that we can do to help foster the intellect and spirit and emotional growth of our fellow human beings, that is our job. Those of us who have this particular vision must continue against all odds. Life is for service.”