Hayin Kimner

Hayin Kimner
Hayin Kimner
Independent Research and Policy Consultant

Hayin Kimner is an educational practitioner, researcher and evaluator, and policy advocate with a focus on community schools systems and partnerships. Hayin served as a Senior Program Director for The Opportunity and has led the development of districtwide and citywide community school strategies for San Francisco Unified and Emery Unified School Districts. She currently works with organizations focused on advancing whole-child, equity research, policies, and practices. She received her B.A. from Amherst College and Ph.D. from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education.

Publications by Hayin Kimner
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Pivoting Amid COVID-19
The educators of Ayer Elementary in Fresno Unified School District began their continuous improvement journey in 2016. The stability of their underlying organizational conditions to engage in improvement work—a shared purpose, mutual trust,…
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A new PACE brief summarizes key points from the report Enabling Conditions and Capacities for Continuous Improvement: A Framework for Measuring and Supporting Progress Towards the Goals of the Statewide System of Support and contextualizes the…
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A COVID-19 Recovery Strategy
Community school strategies have emerged as a promising approach to mitigate the social and learning impacts of COVID-19. This brief draws on how the crisis-motivated responses of educators and school leaders might serve as integral investments in…
PB Cottingham July 2020
Research to Guide Distance and Blended Instruction
Though the delivery of instruction in the 2020–21 school year will be altered to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, a long-standing research base on high-quality instruction can inform decisions about students’ learning and engagement. The following…