A native of Massachusetts, Mrs. Jackson moved to Arizona and is a graduate of East High. Mrs. Jackson has three adult children, two of which attended the Arizona Academy of Science. Mrs. Jackson has been a familiar and welcoming face at the Arizona Academy of Science, often and lovingly referring to the school as her "home away from home." Mrs. Jackson passionately loves interacting with students, parents, and faculty members, making each person feel welcomed and special. Mrs. Jackson is a proud supporter of the Special Olympics.