Supplying services for:

As a multi-ethnic, multiracial and multi-generational collective, The JMA Group is uniquely qualified to provide services that ensure that diverse organizations close learning, opportunity, career, and organizational capacity gaps.

> Organizational Development


> Performance Improvement Services


> Nonprofit Fundraising Proposals


> Grant Writing Services

> Event Planning and Coordination


> Conference Planning and Coordination


> Educational Consulting


> Program Development & Management

> Curriculum Development


> Curriculum and Assessments Facilitation


> Dissertation and Thesis Mentoring

News & Events


Johnnie McKinley Associates, LLC. facilitates National Bias and Sensitivity Review for Measured Progress, Inc. of Dover, NH


Measured Progress, Inc. will use these assessments in 10 states throughout the country.


As the Contracted Bias and Sensitivity Review Facilitator, Dr. Johnnie McKinley convened a 20-member National Panel to evaluate and make recommendations on bias-free and sensitive implementation of thousands of third through eighth grade assessments developed by content experts.


Panelists participated in team building and training activities on the goals of the process and factors they were to look for related to bias and sensitivity issues.


During the April 4 – 7, 2017 in-person Review in Minneapolis MN, Dr. McKinley provided educational modules to build the Panel's capacity to effectively conduct valid and reliable Bias and Sensitivity Reviews with high fidelity.


JMA Group’s Principal Consultant Earns Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

On November 19, 2014, Dr. Johnnie McKinley received her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification after completing the University of Washington’s 40-hour training course. 

This certification allows Dr. McKinley to work as a Lean Six Sigma Coach helping both manufacturing and service businesses achieve higher quality and greater speed in organizational processes.

The Lean Six Sigma method of integrated management helps organizations reduce waste, increase profitability, and raise customer satisfaction!


Johnnie McKinley Associates, LLC conducts the 2014 SEEC Preschool Programs Community Needs Assessment!

Johnnie McKinley Associates, LLC (JMA) conducted the 2014 City of Seattle Human Services Department SEEC: Head Start, ECEAP & Step Ahead Preschool Programs Community Needs Assessment!



JMA Group successfully completes UWKC New Solutions contract focused on grant writing in partnership with Children’s Home Society of Washington and Somali non-profit leaders.


With the help of the NAC consultant [The JMA Group], the Agency submitted several grants

proposals for new funding and updated reports to current funders; one of which, the Seattle

Public Utilities Business Recycling Awareness Grant was awarded for $25,000 within 10 days.

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