Jenni Donohoo, PhD, is a three-time, best-selling author and professional learning facilitator with more than 20 years experience in leading school change. Jenni’s three 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) and Collective Efficacy: How Educators’ Beliefs Impact Student Learning.
Jenni completed her doctorate in 2010. Her dissertation focused on fostering metacognition in adolescent students. In addition to her writing and consulting work, Jenni is on contract with the Council of Ontario Directors of Education. In this role she works alongside system and school leaders in order to improve the quality professional learning and collaboration in schools and districts. Jenni has also designed and taught Experienced Principals’ Courses for the Ontario Principals’ Council and Additional Qualification courses for the University of Windsor. Jenni is the past president of Learning Forward Ontario.
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.