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Welcome

The William J. Watkins, Sr. Educational Institute, Inc. was established in 2008 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Baltimore, MD. We envision a just and civil world in which members of society are empowered with knowledge and skills that allow them the freedom to achieve their highest human potential. Our mission is to ensure that ALL children, especially those in under-served and under-resourced communities receive the best education possible.  Through our teacher training programs, scholarship fund and our instructional model we fulfill that mission.  Our theoretical approaches, research, and practices are used to impact educational practice and policy on the national, state and local levels. Through the achievement of our mission we enhance teaching and learning and help create a better world.

Latest News

“Cultivating” Culturally Responsive Teachers at Southwest Academy

Through a generous donation to The William J. Watkins, Sr. Educational Institute, Inc. we have partnered with Southwest Academy Middle School in Baltimore County to provide seven teachers with our year long “Cultivating a Culturally Responsive Practice” teacher training. Our philosophy that the most important relationship as regards student success is that between the teacher and student. Principal Karen Barnes […]

By | November 14th, 2015|Blog, Newsletter|

Exciting News from Chicago’s Banner Schools

In July of 2015 we visited Banner Academy in Chicago, Illinois for a site visit to observe how teachers were preparing to implement a new instructional model that The William J. Watkins, Sr. Educational Institute, Inc. is considering using in our Third Millennium Schools. The Inquiry Bridge model is an integrated approach that focuses on process, student strengths and needs. […]

By | November 14th, 2015|Newsletter|