Mr. Winston Jackson is a Jamaican Teacher and Educator from the East Rural St. Andrew, who has served the teaching profession for over forty (40) years at various levels; and is presently the Director of the Excelsior Education Centre in Kingston, Jamaica.
Mr. Jackson is a graduate of the MICO Teachers’ College, now the ‘MICO University College’, the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica and the Mount Saint Vincent University, Canada.
As an Advocate for quality education, Mr. Jackson spent his career coaching, mentoring, teaching, moulding and guiding children and young adults towards obtaining a ‘Good Education’ for a wholesome and successful life, no matter the change or conflict in societal values.
MR WINSTON JACKSON
Today, Mr. Jackson is well known for his commitment and contribution to public education; having served with distinction at the Louise Bennett-Coverley All Age School as Principal for twenty (20) years; as Chairman of the Jamaica Teaching Council’s Sub-Committee for the Review and Development of the new Teacher Appraisal Instrument which is being used presently; as well as being the founder of the first ‘Competency Shelter’ in Jamaica: A model which was adopted by the Ministry of Education and implemented in over One Hundred and Twenty (120) schools which had a similar challenge with the Literacy and Numeracy standards of the students.
Mr. Jackson continued his career as the first Director of Education for over One Hundred and Ten (110) Methodist owned institutions in Jamaica for the past Four (4) years; until his present appointment as the Director of the Excelsior Education Centre – an institution that provides specific education for persons from the ‘cradle to the grave’. He aims through effective leadership and collaboration, with all stakeholders, to contribute to the realization of the centre being the ‘choice and beacon’ for quality education to the Jamaican society.