John B. Davis
John B. Davis was a classroom teacher, central, district and local school administrator for thirty years with the Chicago Public Schools from 1958 – 1988. He served as a visiting professor and part-time instructor at Roosevelt University, Chicago, in the Administration and Supervision Masters Program from 1971–1990. He was also an instructor with the International Renewable Institute and Saint Xavier University Field-Based Masters Program from 1991-2007. His education includes Fairfield Industrial High School, Fairfield, Alabama, 1951; BA in Physical Education, Miles College, Fairfield, Alabama, 1955; M.A. Education Administration and Supervision, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, 1967. JOHN B. DAVIS Mr. Davis has been a human resource development consultant, and director since 1969. He has been an administrator and teacher in the Chicago Public Schools for 30 years. EDUCATION AND TRAINING Mr. Davis is currently completing requirements for a Ph.D. in Education Administration at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He received a M.Ed in Administration and Supervision at DePaul University and a B.A. in Physical Education at Miles College. He has also completed professional training with Chicago State University, National Training Laboratories (N.T.L.), University Associates, and Cooperative Education Research Laboratories, Inc., (CERLI), in organization development, group dynamics team building, program design, race relations, human relations, and counseling and guidance. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Mr. Davis has taught at every grade level from elementary through graduate school. He has had management experience and human resource responsibilities. Some of his responsibilities have been as President of the Chicago-based Organizational Training Consultants, Inc., Co-Director of Midwest Center Satellite Program for the Chicago Public Schools, Staff Assistant and Coordinator of Human Relations for the Chicago Public Schools, Visiting Professor and Instructor at Roosevelt University and St. Xavier University. Mr. Davis has done consultant work for the United States Department of Labor, Archdiocese of Chicago School System, Oklahoma City School System, New York City School System, St. Louis School System, San Francisco School System, Allstate Insurance Company, Chicago Department of Aviation, Model Cities, Milwaukee Public School System, National Conference of Christians and Jews, Education Leadership Institute, Teacher Corp., Managing Change, Urban Gateways, Martin, Boone Associates, Action, Harbridge House, and Illinois Renewal Institute. Mr. Davis has professional affiliations with the American Society for Training and Development, National Council of Staff Development, National O.D. Network, and Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development.
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