Dec 1 at 0:31 PM
Congratulations to Jessica Jackson the 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year from Charleston Progressive Academy Ms. Jackson joined CPA in 2015 as the school's Guidance Counselor. Prior to joining the CPA Family, she was a third-grade teacher at Bay Haven Charter Academy in Florida. She has a BS degree in elementary education, and current licenses in Texas, Florida, and South Carolina. Ms. Jackson holds an MA in Counseling. She spent 8 years in the classroom where she provided effective classroom management, creative lessons, and highly praised instructional delivery. Since joining Charleston Progressive Academy she has been instrumental in focusing on an emotional environment that benefits not only the students but staff as well. Her personal mission statement is as follows: I aim to provide students with the necessary social and emotional skills needed to become leaders who are able to show empathy, value the differences in others, and possess high self-esteem. Ms. Jackson truly has a counselor's heart and when asked would she be willing to represent CPA as Teacher of the Year, she said, "I would be honored." We the administration, faculty, and staff are honored to have Ms. Jackson represent us.