Jessica Jackson -Tramway Elementary

Our Welcome To Sanford Teacher of the Week is Jessica Jackson of Tramway Elementary School. Ms. Jackson is a fourth grade reading/intervention teacher and has been a Tigershark for 18 of her 19-year teaching career.

Recognized on 2 occasions as Tramway’s Teacher of the Year, in the 2005-06 and 2011-12 school years, Ms. Jackson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from UNC-Greensboro and a Masters in reading education from UNC-Pembroke. She is also the head mentor for beginning teachers and the Chair of the RTI Committee.

Ms. Jackson’s colleagues would describe her as both driven and child-centered. She’s a strong believer in the potential of each student she teaches, noting that “Every child has the capability to learn at their own pace given a safe, positive and nurturing environment that challenges them to meet their potential.”