Janice Jackson, PhD, is a senior associate with the National Equity Project. She is an independent education consultant with a focus on leadership and organizational change in public schools and districts, equity strategies, teaching and learning, teachers’ and principals’ professional identity, and reflective judgment of principals and teachers. Prior to her current role, she was the executive director of the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education. She has served as a lecturer on education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, a senior associate on the Wallace-funded Executive Leadership Program for Educators, a faculty member in the Leadership for Change Program in the Carroll School of Management at Boston College, and an assistant professor at Boston College in the Lynch School of Education. She has served as the deputy superintendent for Boston public schools, and deputy and acting assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education for the U.S. Department of Education. She has also worked as a human relations coordinator, a personnel analyst, and an elementary school teacher.

This profile was last updated on October 1, 2014

Mind & Life Connections


2014 International Symposium for Contemplative Studies Session

Pre-Conference Workshop – Getting from Here to There: Perspectives on System Change in Education

Janice Jackson, Jerome Murphy

Topics: Education | Social Change