The Clayton County School Board voted to officially appoint Luvenia W. Jackson as the district’s permanent Superintendent during its Monday night board meeting.
.Jackson, credited for several district improvement including school resource officers in the school, has been serving as interim Superintendent since October 1, 2012.
Luvenia Jackson retired from the Clayton County in 2010 after servicing more than 30 years. The retired educator worked as an assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent, and other cabinet level positions.
Board Chairperson Dr. Pam Adamson said the district and the community has demonstrated long term support of Jackson’s overall performance.
In a School Board statement Adamson said, “After reviewing the written comments from respondents on our recent survey, it was clear that parents, students, teachers and even members of the community at large, are pleased with Ms. Jackson’s leadership and the stability she has provided the District over the last 21 months.”
Ms. Jackson earned her undergraduate degree from Georgia State University and her Master’s from Georgia State University. She has a specialist’s degree from West Georgia University.
The Board of Education is expected to approve a three year Superintendent Employment Contract on June 23, 2014. The contract will take effect on July 1, 2014.