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 Decardra L. Jackson
Decardra L. Jackson
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Education
Grants and Fellowships

Teaching Fellowship, Harvard University, Data Wise Leadership Institute, Cambridge, Mass., 2017


Teacher of the Year, Thomas H. Henderson Middle School, Richmond Public Schools, Richmond, 2010

Metropolitan Education Research Consortium (MERC)
Women Education Leaders in Virginia (WELV)
National Science Teacher Association (NSTA)
Virginia Science Education Leadership Association (VSELA)
Professional Experience
Coordinator (2019-Present)

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), Petersburg City Public Schools, Petersburg, Va.

Director (2016-2019)

Assessment Literacy and Research, Richmond Public Schools, Richmond

Assistant Principal (2015)

Richmond Public Schools, Richmond

Director (2014-2015)

Virginia Initiative for Science Teaching and Achievement (VISTA), Center for Restructuring Education in Science & Technology (CREST), George Mason University, Fairfax, Va.

Coordinator (2010-2014)

Assessment and Remediation, Henrico County Public Schools, Henrico, Va.

Classroom Teacher (1999-2010)

Eartch Science and Physical Science, Richmond Public Schools, Richmond

Postgraduate Professional License, Virginia: Administration & Supervision, School Counseling PreK-12, Chemistry
Division Superintendent License, Virginia
Data Wise Certified Coach, Harvard University
Post-master's Certificate, Educational Leadership & Supervision, Virginia Commonwealth University
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University 1999
Chemical Science
M.Ed., Virginia State University 2008
Counselor of Education
Ed.D., Virginia Commonwealth University 2015
Educational Leadership
Contact Information
North Court
(804) 289-8427