John Watson


  • Accountability
  • Blended learning
  • Classroom technology
  • Education technology
  • Personalized learning
  • Online learning

John Watson has been studying K-12 online, blended, and digital learning for 15 years as CEO of the Evergreen Education Group, and for the last 12 years as the lead researcher and author of Keeping Pace with K-12 Digital Learning, which tracks policies and practice in all 50 states. Watson’s and Keeping Pace’s findings have been quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Education Week, and many other media outlets, and he has been invited to address Legislatures, charter school commissions, and other policymakers and educators in numerous states, including California, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, and elsewhere. Evergreen’s clients include state education agencies, state virtual schools, foundations, nonprofit organizations, and companies that provide digital content and tools to schools implementing digital learning programs.