Dr. Allison F. Jackson is an assistant professor specializing in special education in the School of Education at the University of Delaware. Prior to her work in higher education, she served as a special education elementary school teacher for seven years in Georgia. She has expertise in preparing educators to work with children with challenging behavior and academic needs. She teaches courses related to instruction and assessment for undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Jackson is committed to the School of Educations mission to prepare graduates that can address critical educational issues and serve children, families, and their communities.
She earned her Ph.D. in Education from the University of Delaware. She earned her M.A.T. in Special Education and her B.A. in Psychology from Augusta University.
- Ph.D., Education, specialization in Special Education, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 2015
- M.A.T., Special Education, Augusta University, Augusta, GA, 2010
- B.A., Psychology, Augusta University, Augusta, GA, 2002
- Assistant Professor, School of Education, University of Delaware, 2022–present
- Interrelated Special Education Teacher, Sue Reynolds Elementary School, Augusta, GA, 2021–2022
- Special Education Teacher, Columbia County Educational and Therapeutic Support Program, Parkway Elementary School, Evans, GA, 2020–2021
- Assistant Professor, Special Education, Georgia Southern University, 2018–2020
- Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Special Education, University of Maine at Farmington, 2015–2018
- Special Education Teacher, Jenkins White Elementary School, Augusta, GA, 2006–2011
Recent Professional Awards
- Richard L. Venezky Award for Creative Research in Literacy, School of Education, College of Education and Human Development, University of Delaware, 2015