WILLIAM PETER JACKSON, PhD [email protected] (678) 232-8657 SOCIAL ENTREPENUERSHIP EXPERIENCE FOUNDER VILLAGE OF WISDOM AUGUST 2014-PRESENT Camelback Ventures Fellowship, 2016 • Awarded $40,000 grant by the fastest growing organization supporting leaders of color in the education space Echoing Green, Black Male Achievement Fellowship, 2014 • Awarded $70,000 grant by the oldest, most competitive start-up funding organization in the world Founder/Executive Director • Led development of Family Learning Village curriculum that encourages parents to interrogate parenting practices and facilitate the racial identity development of their children, promoting their child’s resilience to racism • Led parent racial socialization and school advocacy workshops for 80 families who care for more than 400 youth over in our first three years • Raised over $760,000 in 4 years as a person of color fundraising for an anti-racist organization focused on working explicitly with Black parents • Secured over $150,000 in consulting revenue and used the associated projects to develop perpetually revenue generating intellectual property for Village of Wisdom University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC AUGUST 2011-PRESENT Researcher- Learning and Cognition Lab, Chapel Hill, NC • Developed a computer based learning environment for high school science that facilitated the evaluation of students learning processes. Environment use resulted in significant learning gains for over 95% of involved students • Conducted research to develop a self-regulated learning intervention designed to improve learner controlled processes Researcher- Carolina Institute of Public Policy, Chapel Hill, NC • Contributed to the creation of a survey instrument developed to assess turnaround success in Race to the Top Schools in North Carolina. (Survey utilized in 110+ schools, across the state) • Analyzed and managed school and student level data, utilizing STATA statistical suite, in preparation for the evaluation of interventions associated with the Race To The Top Initiative in North Carolina. (Data analyzed was comprehensive of all North Carolina students ~ 1.4 million data points) PUBLICATIONS Manuscript Under Review Anderson, R. A., Jackson, W.P., et al., Black Lives Matter, Now What?: Clinical and Community Racial Socialization Interventions to Reduce Racial Stress and Trauma for Black Youth submitted to Transcultural Psychiatry In Print Jackson, W. P., (2018). Village of Wisdom: Understanding How Parents of African American Boys Help Their Children Navigate Racial Bias to Academic Success. (Doctoral Dissertation) University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Jackson, W. P., (Dec, 2015). The Blueprint for Protecting Black Genius, HuffPost Black Voices. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/echoing-green/the-blueprint-for-protect_b_8812350.html Greene, J. A., Bolick, C. M., Jackson, W. P., Caprino, A. M., Oswald, C., & McVea, M. (2015). Domain-specificity of self-regulated learning processing in science and history. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 42, 111-128. Greene, J. A., Bolick, C. M., Caprino, A. M., Deekens, V. M., McVea, M., Yu, S. B., & Jackson, W. P. (2015). Fostering high-school students’ self-regulated learning online and across academic domains. The High School Journal, 99(1), 88-106. Cautious Optimism: Feature Article of the A Gathering of Leaders Conference Postscript (p.14). http://frontlinesol.com/Reports/Gathering_of_Leaders_Postscript.pdf Meece, J.L., Zorigian, K., Jackson, W.P., Caprino, A.M., & Jordan, A. (2011). A review of push and pull factors influencing rural high school dropout, theme analysis of qualitative study findings, and evidence-based recommendations. Private submission to the superintendent of a school district in the southeastern US. Conference Presentations Jackson, W.P., Winn, D. M., Deans, S. F., Burney-Scott, O., & Sykes, A. (2015). Revolutionary Black Parenting: Protecting Black Genius. Working session presentation at A Gathering of Leaders Convening, New Orleans, LA.