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.
2022 – 2023 Kamau Imani Parker-Morrison Scholarship
The William J. Watkins, Sr. Educational Institute (a 501c3 non-profit organization) has launched the Kamau Imani Parker-Morrison scholarship in memory of its namesake. Kamau was a passionate and committed special education teacher at Ascend Middle School in Brooklyn, New York. Cancer took his life way too early in his career. During his tenure at Ascend he was an [...]
2021-2022 Kamau Imani Parker Morrison Teacher Scholarship Winners!
The William J. Watkins, Sr. Educational Institute is pleased to announce its winners for the 2021-22 Kamau Imani Parker Morrison Teaching Scholarship. This year's pool had two applicants with very deserving qualifications so the committee decided to award the scholarship to both recipients, Alicia Hewlett and Paiton Moloy. Alicia Hewlett is completing her training at Coppin State University [...]
Spring 2021 Implementing a Culturally Responsive Practice Webinar
Join us for our 2021 Implementing a Culturally Responsive Pedagogy Workshop. This year's workshop is being conducted virtually via Zoom. Space is limited. Early bird special is $149 before April 2nd. Click HERE to register.