Clarke County Public Schools are pleased to welcome Dr. Jeffrey Jackson as the new principal of Clarke County High School.
Dr. Jackson comes to the Division with over 22 years of service in public education and brings a wealth of knowledge in instructional leadership and management, curriculum development and alignment, technology integration, student assessment, faculty development, and teaching.
Dr. Jackson received his doctorate in Educational Policy, Planning and Leadership from the College of William and Mary in 2010, has a Master of Science in Educational Administration and Supervision from Old Dominion University, and a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with a major in Physics from Old Dominion University. He is currently in his third year as principal of West Point (Va.) Middle School, a fully accredited middle school that won the prestigious Governor’s Award for Educational Excellence in 2009. Prior to West Point, he served sixteen years at the high school level as a chemistry and physics teacher, coach, technology coordinator, and assistant principal; he also worked as York County’s Instructional Specialist for Math and Science for four years.
Dr. Jackson is married to Charmaine Jackson and they have three children: Robert, Katrina, and Spencer. The family shares Dr. Jackson’s excitement about the move to Clarke County.
When contacted last night, Dr. Jackson was exuberant, “I am grateful for the opportunity to be of service to the students and staff of Clarke County High School. I can’t wait to join the team and look forward to meeting each and every one of you!”.
Rick Catlett, Assistant Superintendent of Schools, shared that “Jeff’s excitement about Clarke will only continue to advance the progress of our high school and division. His demonstrated leadership, knowledge, and enthusiasm will be tremendous assets to the division and community.”
Dr. Jackson will start with Clarke County Public Schools on July 1, 2011.