JPR aims to advance the field of Whole Child Education through creative storytelling.


Wildflowers: A School Superintendent’s Challenge to America

Wildflowers details Jonathan’s journey into the joys and sorrows of leading the Sacramento City Unified School District in the 21st century, and offers a gripping, highly informative guide to transforming America's public schools. As Superintendent of a district beset by budget cuts and neglect, Raymond spearheaded innovative, radical changes that raised test scores and graduation rates, and made "failing" schools succeed. Learn more about Wildflowers here.


Whole Child Challenge

The Whole Child Challenge website is a collection of resources dedicated to advancing Whole Child Education. The site offers a curated list of resources for implementing various aspects of the Whole Child Community, as well as the latest in Whole Child news and updates. Visit Whole Child Challenge here.


Mudboots: The Whole Child Education Podcast

Mudboots is a podcast series dedicated entirely to Whole Child Education stories and news. Throughout the series, host Paul Reynolds interviews teachers, students, and education & community leaders to find out what makes Whole Child Education so special, and how it can be implemented across the nation. Listen to Mudboots on Soundcloud.


Speaking Engagements & Events

APRIL 2019

  • Long Beach, CA - National Superintendents Academy

  • Seattle, WA - Ready By 21 Conference

  • Houston, TX - DA Leadership Chief Academic Officers Summit

MAY 2019

  • Long Beach, CA - National Superintendents Academy

  • Las Vegas, NV - Nevada Association of School Administrators Leadership Institute

JUNE 2019

  • Squaw Valley, CA - CCSESA General Membership Meeting

JULY 2019

  • Atlanta, GA - DA Leadership Chief Academic Officers Summit