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JFK The American School of Queretaro: Living Labs

JFK The American School of Queretaro with Annabel Membrillo Jimenez and Conrado Garcia Madrid

The JFK project is a 15-year initiative that took place in Mexico, from early 2004 to now in 2018, with the leadership of a large K-12 private school in Queretaro, Mexico.  This school has to comply with the standards of the Mexican Secretariat of Public Education, as well as meet the standards of the International Baccalaureate program, and the accreditation standards of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Initial Project Description

In this 21-minute exploration, Annabel provides an overview of the project, the 15-year process, key insights, key experiences or shifts in the participants, and documented impacts.

Video (or audio-only version)

ISC Live Lab Co-investment and Return on Co-investment

Context.  In 2004, we were developing processes for engaging large groups of diverse stakeholders in strategic systemic change.

Co-investment.  In this long-term relationship with JFK, we have co-invested our intellectual capital of strategic systems thinking and processes for large-scale systems change, and our social capital of relationships with Mexican leaders engaged in similar processes.

Return on Co-investment.  The return on this co-investment was the development of many specific tools and processes for engaging an ever-evolving community, while leadership and engagement shifted to incoming members of the community over the years.

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