Miguel Vieyra is the associate director for Community Engagement and Strategic Initiatives for the ASU School of Social Work at Arizona State University. In this role, he supports the planning and education mission of the school through building partnerships with local, national and international community stakeholders. He also assists the director in facilitating strategic planning for the school. Prior to joining the ASU faculty, he served in the federal government for 11 years implementing and evaluating a variety of programs designed to improve the health, safety and well-being of children, youth and families. At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), he led the development and launch of the National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD), the first longitudinal federal data collection system designed to assess states’ performance in improving the outcomes of youth who age out of foster care. He also designed and implemented the award-winning “Young Adult Reviewer Program” that recruits, trains and compensates young people formerly in foster care to serve on federal review teams evaluating programs serving youth transitioning out of foster care. His prior federal service included assignments to the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Office of Refugee Resettlement. Miguel received his master's degree in social work from Washington University in St. Louis in 2006.
M.S.W. Washington University in St. Louis 2006
Society for Social Work and Research
National Association of Social Workers
Network for Social Work Management
Council on Social Work Education
Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)
Phi Alpha National Honor Society, Co-Faculty Advisor