In this episode I get a chance to talk with elementary Principal, Motivational speaker, Author, and CEO of Jackson Consulting Dr. Marcus Jackson. Dr. Jackson is the author of children’s book Because My Teacher Said I can. We dive into the inspiration for that particular book a few minutes into the conversation. But before we do so we tackle is origin story and learn how a negative teacher powerfully impacted his decision to get into education.
Dr. Jackson also describes his challenges as a principal and how he overcame them. In addition gets into the key resources he used that helped his team go from a two star school to a five star school and the book that helped inspire the transition of the high school he lead out of priority status.
Three keys to success that he gave include:
I'm a Principal and an Entrepreneur. I'm the former owner of a food venture Hustling Hoagies, the author of the children's picture books Detective Dwayne Drake and the Alphabet Thief, Detective Dwayne Drake and The Case of the Mathematical Misfit and the ebook Making it as a Male Model in Michigan. I've worked professionally as a model and commercial actor......