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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.

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“Teaching the 2015 Baltimore Uprising” Partnership

When the video of Freddie Gray’s arrest went viral and the news of his death reverberated throughout the streets of Baltimore in late April of 2015 it was clear that before things got better they were going to get worse. Community organizers and city officials struggled to stay on top of the growing discontent of the Black community and those […]

By | November 10th, 2015|Newsletter|

Teaching the 2015 Baltimore Uprising

The William J. Watkins, Sr. Educational Institute, Inc. developed the following mini-unit on the 2015 Baltimore Uprising in collaboration with the Maryland State Department of Education and The Reginald F. Lewis Maryland Museum of African American History and Culture. We also conducted a one day professional development workshop which included examining the Devin Allen exhibit “Awakening in a New Light,” […]

By | October 16th, 2015|Education, Resource|