Nada Djordjevich

Nada Djordjevich

Executive Director

Gibson and Associates


About Me

Nada Djordjevich is a writer, educator, and consultant. She is a graduate of Harvard University and UC Berkeley. For more than 15 years, Nada has worked with schools, communities and arts organizations.. Nada is currently Executive Director of Gibson and Associates. In the past ten years, she has crafted grants for multiple organizations and institutions resulting in more than $30 million in funding to improve educational equity.
Nada has conducted outreach to develop a community climate action plan for areas of Alameda County, and has conducted strategic planning processes for school districts, including 3 of the 10 largest districts in the state. Nada Djordjevich has worked with small nonprofits, large museums, and public universities. She is a founding editor of On the Page magazine and taught writing at City College of San Francisco for seven years. Nada also taught at the Packer Collegiate Institute and served as an academic dean for the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth program.
Nada Djordjevich has a professional credential in screenwriting from UCLA, and is a member of Bay Area Women in Film and Media, and has earned honors and awards for both screenwriting and fiction, including placements in the Chesterfield Writers Film Project, Bluecat Screenplay Contest, American Zoetrope, Fresh Voices, Wisconsin Screenwriting Festival, and Los Angeles Screenplay Comedy Festival. She recently placed in the 2016 Boulevard fiction contest. She received fellowships to attend Squaw Valley Screenwriters Conference, Vermont Studio Center and the Southampton Writers Conference. She is an outdoor enthusiast and is a member of the SF Tri Club, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, and was a trip leader for Backroads Travel Company. She has completed Cycle Oregon and several triathlons and half-marathons, and the New York City marathon.
Nada Djordjevich co-founded an online literary magazine and has received honors and awards for short fiction and screenplays. She taught and worked in a variety of settings including an elementary school, a middle school, private and public schools and at the community college level. She holds a professional credential in screenwriting from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television and is a member of Bay Area Women in Film and Media. 


About the company

Nada Djordjevich is Executive Director of Gibson and Associates, a Bay Area consulting firm dedicated to improving schools and communities since 1986.G&A has worked with districts of all sizes, including two of the largest urban districts and one of the smallest in the state. Our participatory process involves stakeholders in developing systemic plans to address achievement and opportunity gaps through improvements in structures, operations, and organizational culture.G&A helps districts and schools to strengthen assets and address critical improvements. We have experience designing tools to address Local Control Accountability Plan areas and to support districts addressing strategic goals. Our needs assessments include review of multiple forms of data - from local, state and national assessment instruments in literacy, science and math to high school graduation, and college acceptance and attendance patterns. 

Contact Information



1300 Clay Street, Suite 600, Oakland CA 94612
United States