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Training Associates

Adaptive Schools & Cognitive Coaching SM


A global community of collaborators, mediators of thinking, inquirers, and leaders committed to providing rich  learning experiences for all participants.

James Lloyd Roussin

James L. Roussin has worked as an assistant superintendent, language arts teacher, ESL coordinator, ASCD Middle East consultant and adjunct professor.
Jim is currently the Executive Director for Generative Learning. A consulting practice focused on healthy organizations and human development through the lens of natural systems theory and complexity science.
He served as a teaching associate for Human Systems Dynamics (an institute using complexity theory to transform organizational culture). Jim facilitates learning in the following areas: leadership development, board development, Strategic Planning, Cognitive Coaching and Adaptive Schools. Jim was the co-developer and co-facilitator of the West-Metro Teacher Leadership Academy in Minnesota. You can learn more about the teacher academy at the following video link:
Jim has authored numerous articles and is the coauthor of three books: Transforming Teamwork: Cultivating Collaborative Cultures (Corwin Press, August 2019); Implementing Change Through Learning: Concerns-Based Concepts, Tools, and Strategies for Guiding Change (2013); and Guiding Professional Learning Communities: Inspiration, Challenge, Surprise, and Meaning (2010)



Stillwater, MN, USA
Adaptive Schools, Cognitive Coaching℠
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