Dr. Sue Jackson brings more than 30 years of academic experience in both private and public school settings to her role as Head of School at Miriam Academy. Her background includes extensive experience working with students with learning disabilities and heading high schools in the area. Before Miriam Academy, she served as Head Principal of Affton High School in South St. Louis County for seven years. This is Dr. Jackson’s fourth year leading Miriam Academy.
Her extensive background in learning disabilities includes developing the learning consultant and summer enrichment programs at John F. Kennedy Catholic High School from 1997-2002. Dr. Jackson also served as Assistant Principal at Parkway North High where she was the liaison to the Special School District and coordinated learning accommodations for students with disabilities. She also served as Principal at Windsor High School from 2007-2009.
Dr. Jackson received two Bachelor of Science Degrees in Elementary and Special Education from Southeast Missouri State University and her Master’s Degree in Education from Washington University. Additionally, Dr. Jackson holds the advanced degrees of Educational Specialist in School Leadership and Policy Studies from Saint Louis University and a Doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She also holds certifications for Principal (9-12), Superintendent, and Special Education Administrator.