Thelma Jackson, EdD

Thelma Jackson, EdD (Photo courtesy of Rise Up for Students)

FIELDING STAR ALUMNI ALERT:  Fielding alum Thelma Jackson, EdD, a graduate of the Leadership for Change Program, was featured in Black History Today of the South Seattle Emerald for having “both planted and watered seeds of quiet impact for more than 30 years to create real change across the educational landscape.”

Dr. Jackson graduated in 2002, and her dissertation research, Nurturing The Whole Learner: Education as Ministry, aimed at understanding the essence of young African American Academy successes against all odds. Her research contributed to understanding the “ministering culture” as educational practice, which includes nurturing the whole person, empowering the disenfranchised, redefining the “norm,” and leading with authority. Read the full story here:

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