DeJunne’ C. Jackson
DeJunne’ Clark Jackson, CDL’s Vice President of Program Development, is an educational professional with over a decade of experience working with children and adolescents. From early childhood development to college matriculation, DeJunne’ has been able to serve a host of students – helping them to become successful in their educational pursuits. In addition to her service with the district attorney’s child advocacy center, she has served in the capacities of college disabilities coordinator, classroom teacher, school counselor/student services coordinator, and reading interventionist.
DeJunne’ has an in-depth knowledge of the necessary school-based solutions for students with attention and learning challenges, particularly struggling readers and students with ADHD as the mother of a double-deficit, comorbid, bright, insightful, and kind-hearted dyslexic child. Having several opportunities to empower parents through awareness, DeJunne’ has delivered several parent-focused education presentations.
DeJunne’ has a passion for continuous learning as she’s successfully earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Sociology; a Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance; a Master of Arts in Teaching in Early Childhood Education (PK-3); and a Master of Education in Dyslexia Therapy. DeJunne’ has worked diligently to garner professional certifications and affiliations which include Louisiana Department of Education Teaching Certificate, Level 2; Louisiana Department of Education Ancillary Certificate, Guidance Counselor K-12; Louisiana Department of Education Ancillary Certificate, Licensed Dyslexia Therapist; Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT); and Associate Therapist, Association of Educational Therapists (AET).
She is a proud alumnus of Louisiana Tech University (2000, 2005, 2012) and William Carey University (2018). She is a native of the greater New Orleans area and has lived in north Louisiana for a bit, but she currently calls Baton Rouge home.