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Daniel Jackson '18

Daniel Jackson

  • Elementary Education
  • Chicago, IL

As a young alum from the College of Education, Daniel has already begun to make a lasting impact on the education field.

Daniel works for Arthur Dixon Elementary as a second-grade teacher for Chicago Public Schools. Daniel uses his passions to educate outside of work as the director of education for Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.- Epsilon Chi Sigma. Daniel also is an ambassador for Teach Chicago Tomorrow and a scholar of Illinois for the Golden Apple Foundation. He earned his master's from Chicago State University educational leadership and administration with PreK- Age 22 principal licensure in 2023.

As a student, Daniel was vice president of Golden Apple Scholars, education chairman for Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., a member of the NAACP, a resident assistant, and served on the Umoja Black graduation celebration committee as well as became involved with the Black Colleagues Association.

His involvement with Black Colleagues Association continued after graduation as he serves as membership chair. Daniel also has been a presenter for ISU’s Culturally Responsive Campus Community and the College of Education’s Future Teacher Conference.

He currently serves on the Alumni Association board of directors' RED and board development committees.