The Learning Leadership Network is composed of 10 school districts committed to secondary school transformation to ensure that school systems are creating engaging, equitable, and effective learning experiences for their students.
Tinkhani Ushe White is an Associate in the Networked Improvement Science group. She has worked in the education field for more than 20 years, from a 7th-grade Mathematics teacher to an administrator and principal of Highland Springs High School in Henrico County, VA. Most recently, White was the Director of School Improvement in Chesterfield County Public Schools in Virginia where she led the school improvement efforts of the 5th largest school district in Virginia. She also served as Chesterfield’s district representative in the Carnegie Foundation’s Improvement Leadership Education and Development (iLEAD) network during which she worked in partnership with the University of Virginia. She focuses on how continuous improvement can support the work of equity, educational access, and opportunity.
White earned a B.A. in mathematics from State University of New York at Geneseo, an M.Ed. in educational leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University, and an Ed.D. in educational leadership and policy from Virginia Tech.
August 29, 2023
“I feel good knowing there is a community of folks from around the country who are facing similar problems in their schools. The opportunity to hear their stories and have open dialogue and share resources has been invaluable.” —Northern Humboldt Union High School District Leader In late June, members of…
December 6, 2022
Carnegie presents, Living Improvement: Resources from the 2021 Summit, a series of releases with selected material from the 2021 Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education. Resources focus on leadership, equity, data, and coaching. In this post, we present resources focusing on the role of coaching in continuous improvement. This…
November 17, 2022
Carnegie Learning Leadership Network District Teams See Innovative High School Models in Action in Phoenix Union High School District
In early October, Phoenix Union High School District (PXU) hosted participants of the Carnegie Learning Leadership Network (Carnegie LLN) to reimagine high schools and move beyond time-based models of learning like the Carnegie Unit.