Jackson has 15 years of experience providing program evaluation and technical assistance (TA) support to a broad range of clients, including the U.S. Department of Education, the National Science Foundation, the Delaware Department of Education, the University of North Carolina System, and the Institute for Higher Education Policy.
At Westat Insight, Jackson serves as project director for the Understanding Educational Equity to Improve Student Outcomes project examining factors influencing diversity of the educator workforce. He is deputy project director for the Institute of Higher Education Policy’s Value Data Collaborative project exploring the value traditionally underrepresented students gain from postsecondary credentials.
Earlier, Jackson was with Westat, where he provided TA to Teacher Incentive Fund (TIF) grantees, monitored grantee programmatic and fiscal compliance with TIF and Race to the Top regulations, and helped evaluate Illinois’s educator evaluation system. Jackson holds an M.P.P. from Duke University.