Senior Clinical Faculty Advisor, Chicago SEED Advisory Board

Mrs. Margo Jackson

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Margo N. Jackson is a senior clinical faculty advisor and improvement coach for the Center of Excellence for Educator Preparation and Innovation at Voorhees University.

She began her career in education as a classroom teacher in Richland School District One in 1998. She taught first, second, third, and fifth grade. In 2005, Mrs. Jackson transitioned to higher education. She was a clinical instructor in the College of Education at the University of South Carolina (USC) for nine years. She spent two years as a clinical experience placement coordinator at USC. In this role, she was a student diversity and inclusion advocate. Mrs. Jackson was soon hired as the director of student diversity, inclusion and engagement, and the director of the Apple Core Initiative Program at USC. For a brief period, she shared her talents with Columbia College as an adjunct professor in the College of Education. 

She has taught various collegiate courses including Systemic Effective Teaching, Issues and Trends in Teaching and Learning, Nature of Management of Classroom Communities, Integrated Curriculum for Elementary Classrooms/Culturally Relevant Pedagogy for Elementary Classrooms. Hip Hop Pedagogy, Engaging Students – The Next Level of Work, and Brain-Based Strategies That Work are some elementary school professional development sessions that she has facilitated. Some of her service activities include the South Carolina Educators trip to China and serving on the Francis Burns Freedom School Advisory Board.  

Mrs. Jackson attended undergraduate school at Hampton University in Virginia and received a Bachelor of Arts in sociology in 1992. In 1996, she earned a Master of Arts in elementary education from South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, S.C.

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