Deric Williams

Senior Manager, Expanded Learning

Deric Williams serves as one of the Senior Manager for Expanded Learning at The Opp. He is responsible for expanding the impact of career linkages opportunities as a citywide initiative. Deric is working with key partners from a variety of disciplines to develop career linkages resources for out-of-school time providers, schools, and employers.

Deric has a decade of experience working in mental and behavioral health and positive youth development, both in direct-service positions and as a program director. He has developed programs, recruited, trained, and supported diverse teams, built interagency collaborations, and managed a variety of grants. As a sixth generation Okie, Deric is extremely passionate about his community. He has been active in a number of community-wide efforts, alliances, and coalitions. He has helped develop and facilitate local and statewide professional development opportunities, and served on the board of a statewide expanded learning network.

Deric loves spending time with his incredible wife, playing music, attending concerts, traveling, and working in his yard.

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