Kim Jackson is the Chief of Schools. Ms. Jackson joined DCPS in 2012 as the Principal of Seaton Elementary School, in 2015 she was named DCPS’ Principal of the Year, and most recently the Chief of Elementary Schools. Prior to coming to DC, Kim Jackson was a special education teacher, assistant principal and principal. She worked in Baltimore, Illinois, and New Jersey. To help support school leaders, Ms. Jackson has participated in the Wallace Foundation Principal PLC, Wilson Certification Program and Leveraging Leadership Institute. Ms. Jackson received her bachelor’s degree from Morgan State University. She holds a master’s degree in special education from Coppin State University as well as an Executive Masters in Leadership through Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.