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Jim Jackson for School Board At Large District 1 in Pinellas County

Jackson will be taking on three other challengers for the seat currently held by board member Janet Clark.

Jim Jackson for School Board At Large District 1 in Pinellas County

General Information

Name : Dr. Jim Jackson
Age : 67
Place of residence : Saint Petersburg FL

Education

College

Attended college : Yes
College : Ohio State University
Degree : BA in Sociology
Year of graduation : 1965

Grad school

University : Ohio State University
Degree : MA in Medical Sociology
Year of graduation : 1968

Ph D.

University : Florida State University
Area of research : Community Mental Health
Year of graduation : 1975

Employment Information

Job titles held : Teacher, Professor, Mental Health Counselor,Grants Coordinator
Employers : Pinellas County Schools FACE-IT program part time, Adjunct Professor in Student Life Skills, St Pete College, Professor of Psychology, Miami-Dade College, Adjunct Professor in Psychology, Florida International Unviersity, Counselor, the Florida State Mental Hospital, and the Ohio Penitentiary

Political Information

Party affiliation : Democrat
Running for a: Local office
Running for position: School Board District 1 at large
Chamber/district: Pinellas County Schools District 1
Incumbent: No
Previous elective offices : NA
Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : Pinellas County School Board single member district 7, 2010

Party HQ

Address 251 23rd Ave South
Saint Petersburg
FL
33705

Campaign Manager

Name : Steve Lapinski
Title : Campaign Consultant

URLs

Website : www.letsfixourschools.info
Facebook : jamesharoldjackson@facebook.com

Other facts

Four decades of working in the Florida Public Schools at all levels. I am now working in the Pinellas County Schools FACE-IT program part-time. I completed a two year postdoctoral program funded by the National Institute of Mental Health in Institutional Racism. I have taught more than 25,000 students and trained hundreds of classroom teachers. I am an avid gardener of Florida native plants and an outdoorsman. I have two sons products of the Florida public schools and a granddaughter in a Florida middle school. I have been an outspoken advocate for students, parents and teachers.

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