Supporting innovative leadership that accelerates emergence, team development that brings together diverse perspectives for creative and equitable design, and positive, reflective organizational transformation.Inquiry & Learning for Change coaches, consults, and does research and evaluation with schools, school districts, businesses, non-profits, and government agencies in an approach that is dynamic, responsive, and strongly grounded in substantive theory with clear, practical applications. Inquiry & Learning for Change supports innovative leadership that accelerates emergence, team development that brings together diverse perspectives for creative and equitable design, and positive, reflective organizational transformation.Our work focuses on:- helping your organizational leaders and staff members clarify values, purposes, and vision- "weaving" broad and dense learning networks of learning communities and communities of practice within and across organizations- crafting real time professional adult public learning and knowledge management spaces and systems that support new organizational structures and a culture of innovation and accomplishment- guiding emergent innovation that "fractalizes" into new patterns of knowledge and practice, resulting in the focused creation of programs, activities, and organizational infrastructure that purposefully enact those values and vision to accomplish your desired results- hosting space for organizational coherence and alignment to develop in ways that feel seamless, personalized, and responsive to your clients and membership, and to the broader community in which your organization does its work- re-envisioning schools as sites of learning deeply embedded in large social learning networks, re-imagined in the context of 21st century innovative practice.Inquiry & Learning for Change works hands-on and over the long term with all of your organizational members. We help develop leadership, engage in strategic thinking, help leaders "notice, name, nurture, and illuminate" the work of emergent pioneer innovators (Wheatley), and create the emergent organizational systems necessary for your organizational transformation to be effective. We support your design and enactment of a fundamental, transformational change agenda. Our work is designed to enable your organization to achieve sustainable and wise growth, thriving, and accomplishment.
John Watkins is a highly experienced leader with 36.3 years of work experience. He specializes in leadership development, organizational development, and staff development. Based in the United States, John is dedicated to supporting innovative leadership that accelerates emergence and fosters positive and reflective organizational transformation. He is skilled in conducting research and evaluation with schools, school districts, businesses, non-profits, and government agencies. John's expertise lies in helping organizations clarify values, develop learning networks, and create effective organizational systems. He is also a co-director at Deeper Learning Dozen, where he supports the design and enactment of transformational change agenda.
San Francisco,California,United States
Education Administration Programs
The Deeper Learning Dozen supports superintendents, through a community of practice, to transform their school districts to support equitable access to deeper learning experiences and outcomes for all students and adults, through changes in leadership, school and district systems, adult learning, and pedagogy.
Our Mission Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) will build a Full Service Community District focused on high academic achievement while serving the whole child, eliminating inequity, and providing each child with excellent teachers, every day. Our Vision All OUSD students will find joy in their academic experience while graduating with the skills to ensure they are caring, competent, fully-informed, critical thinkers who are prepared for college, career, and community success. Our Priorities • Priority 1: Effective Talent Programs • Priority 2: Accountable School District • Priority 3: Quality Community Schools Our Commitments • Provide every student with access to a high-quality school • Ensure each student is prepared for college, career, and community success • Staff every school with talented individuals committed to working in service of children • Create a school district that holds itself and its partners accountable for superior outcomes • Guarantee rigorous instruction in every classroom, every day
ConnectED: The National Center for College and Career partners with school, district, and community leaders to transform education through Linked Learning pathways so that all students, regardless of background, are prepared to succeed in college, career, community, and life. Linked Learning offers students a multiyear program of study that combines academic and technical learning organized around broad industry themes, like biomedical and health sciences; construction and building design; agriculture and renewable resources; and arts, media and entertainment. This approach prepares high school students for careers and for a full range of postsecondary options, including two- and four-year college or university, apprenticeship, and formal employment training programs. Register for North Kansas City Schools Experiential Site Visit. Click link to register: https://tinyurl.com/NKCSESV2023
San Diego,California,United States
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John Watkins works for Partners in School Innovation
John Watkins's role in Partners in School Innovation is Program Director | Leadership Systems
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