Author, IncludED™ Thought Leader
John Krownapple specializes in facilitating professional learning and organizational development focused on social justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. Since 2007 he has led the development and implementation of one of the first and most comprehensive Cultural Proficiency programs in the United States. John continues to administer this program for the Howard County Public School System (Maryland), where he has guided movement toward inclusion and equity for a variety of teams and groups: school and district leaders, staff members, partners, government officials, students, and families.
In his book Guiding Teams to Excellence with Equity: Culturally Proficient Facilitation, he offers professional development leaders knowledge, skills, and dispositions for leading equity-focused professional learning. His goal is simple: To make the journey to excellence with equity easier for schools so they can make the transformations supportive of a diverse and inclusive democratic society.
As an educator for two decades, John has served as a district office administrator, professional development facilitator, curriculum specialist, and elementary teacher. He is also an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University and McDaniel College.