||Dr Janice E Jackson
Independent education consultant, USA
Janice is an independent education consultant with a focus on leadership and organisational change in public schools and districts, equity strategies, teaching and learning, teachers’ and principals’ professional identity, and reflective judgment of principals and teachers. Her last roles were Lecturer on Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Senior Associate on the Wallace-funded Executive Leadership Program for Educators. The initiative was a multi-year collaborative effort of the Harvard Business School, the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and the John F. Kennedy School of Government, working with district and state superintendents and their teams to help bring high quality teaching and learning to scale.
Janice is also a faculty member in the Leadership for Change Program in the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. Prior to HGSE, she was an assistant professor at Boston College in the Lynch School of Education with a joint appoint in the Department of Teacher Education, Special Education, Curriculum & Instruction and the Department of Educational Administration and Higher Education. She entered higher education after serving as the Deputy Superintendent for the Boston Public Schools. During the first term of the Clinton Administration she served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education for the US Department of Education. She also served as Acting Assistant Secretary for the same organisation.