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Passionate About Inspiring Others

Jenni Donohoo, Ph.D., is a five-time, best-selling author and professional learning facilitator with more than 20 years experience in leading school change. Jenni’s five books include: Collaborative Inquiry for Educators: A Facilitator’s Guide to School Improvement, The Transformative Power of Collaborative Inquiry: Realizing Change in Schools and Classrooms (co-authored by Moses Velasco), Collective Efficacy: How Educators’ Beliefs Impact Student Learning, Quality Implementation: Leveraging
Collective Efficacy to Make ‘What Works’ Actually Work (co-authored by Steven Katz), and Leading Collective Efficacy: Powerful Stories of Achievement and Equity (co-authored by Stefani Hite).


Jenni completed her doctorate in 2010. Her dissertation focused on fostering
metacognition in adolescent students. She is involved in multi-year partnerships with numerous organizations including the University of Oklahoma’s EDUTAS, the Washington Association of School Administrators, and the Utah State Board of Education. Jenni has also been involved in extensive school improvement work in Canada with Manitoba Education designing a framework and resources for remote learning. On contract with the Council of Ontario Directors of Education, Jenni supported a team that helped to implement policy designed to improve outcomes for multilingual learners and conducted a provincial-wide audit on policy implementation.


Jenni has been a keynote speaker at conferences including the Annual Visible Learning Conference, Corwin's Women in Education Conference, and the LEAP Conference in Australia. She has also presented breakout sessions at numerous conferences and in school districts across the United States and Canada. 


Recently, in an interview when John Hattie was asked about whose work he reads and recommends, he named Jenni Donohoo in a short list of up and coming educational leaders. (Full interview)


See the Publications page for information about articles that Jenni has published. 


See the Blog page for blogs that have been cross-published.

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