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PAC-East District Superintendent Bio

Dr. Jackie Ferguson - Pacific East District Superintendent

“Dr. Ferguson is a proven educational leader with a wealth of knowledge, skills, and experience,” Ms. Rapp said. “I am confident she will serve our military-connected students, families, and staff in the Pacific East District well.”

Dr. Ferguson has served as the Community Superintendent for the Pacific South District in Okinawa, Japan, since August 2020. She brings 27 years of educational experience to the Pacific East District, including serving as principal of Kaiserslautern High School in DoDEA Europe, where she was recognized as the Europe Regional Principal of the Year in 2020; principal of Wiesbaden Middle School, Nile C. Kinnick High School and Ikego Elementary School; assistant principal at The Sullivans School; and teacher at Yokosuka Middle School. As a military spouse, she also taught at Wetzel Elementary in Baumholder, Germany; and Randolph Field ISD, Waxahachie ISD and DeSoto ISD in Texas. 

“As a former military ‘brat’ who spent many years living overseas, it is an honor to continue to serve military families stationed within the Pacific East District,” Ferguson said. “I look forward to working with school leaders, military partners, parents, and community members to support the continued success of our military-connected students in Pacific East.” 

Dr. Ferguson holds a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, a Master of Educational Administration, and a Doctorate in Curriculum, Supervision, and Instruction. Her research agenda focuses on models of co-teaching and collaboration to improve student achievement as evident in her publications such as: Wilson, J. C. & Ferguson, J. (2017). Chapter 7: Co-teaching in Undergraduate Education: Capacity building for multiple stakeholders. In D. Jarvis, & M. Kariuki (Eds). Co-Teaching in Higher Education: From Theory to Co-Practice. 

From 2005-2010, Dr. Ferguson was an assistant professor for Texas A&M University – San Antonio within the College of Education as the A&M system worked to establish the new, public institution of Higher Education within San Antonio.

Dr. Jackie Ferguson

PAC-East District Superintendent

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