Dr. Sheila Jackson
Sheila Jackson, Ed.D., Director of the Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS), Maryland, Department of Family and School Partnerships, began her career in 1991 as a Parent Facilitator of the Comer School Development Program (SDP). Dr. Jackson holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia in Biology and an M.S. from McDaniel College in Curriculum, Instruction, Supervision and Administration. Certified as an Administrator I by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), she completed her doctoral studies and dissertation focused on Effective Engagement of Middle School Parents and Families, and attained an Ed.D. from the University of Maryland, College Park, May 2016.
Since 1997, Dr. Jackson has served as director and/or supervisor of various departments and offices within the PGCPS. She is also a nationally certified member of Yale University’s National Faculty for Comer SDP implementation coordination. Dr. Jackson is a national consultant on parental engagement, personal, professional, team and community development, collaborative coaching and planning, cultural valuing/proficiency, and child and adolescent growth and development.
Dr. Jackson and her husband are the proud parents of four PGCPS and college graduates.