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Healthy Black Men Welcomes William Jackson
William Jackson, M.Ed. is the real deal when it comes to reaching out to helping others and making a difference in education, young people, community support, and networking. And we are blessed to announce that he’s joining our team of contributors at Healthy Black Men.
Mr. Jackson is an elementary teacher with Duval County Public Schools in Jacksonville, Florida where he works to prepare students for the future. This is a man who believes in “practicing what you preach.” Not only is he active in the Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown’s mentorship program but he’s also raising awareness of ‘Bullying & Cyber bullying’ and Internet safety through presentations and workshops. The former Philly-native is a veteran teacher of more than 20 years; Teaching everything from health and physical education to technology.
William Jackson is also very active with the North Florida chapter of E3. E3 stands for
Education, Encouragement, and Empowerment. The mission of the national non-profit is to develop entrepreneurs with the mindset, skills, and processes which allows them to create successful businesses while building themselves into successful leaders within their neighborhoods, communities and personal lives.
The married father of two is also a prolific writer and blogger having been featured in traditional print media like The Florida/Georgia Star, Florida Times Union, The Orlando Network, The Jacksonville Free Press, Onyx Magazine, The Florida Courier, Duval Urban Metro, and The Christian Reader.
In addition to his media pedigree, Mr. Jackson completed degree programs at South Carolina State University earning a Bachelor’s degree and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Webster University with a focus in Educational Technology. He’s also taught in higher education, with NASA, and the Florida Department of Education.
Look for William’s golden insight at Healthy Black Men in the coming weeks. You can also access him via his blog at williamd.jackson.com or twitter @wmjackson. He is also the Deacon of Education and Technology at West Friendship Baptist Church.