Training Administrator, Self-Determination & Transition
Melvin joined the Center for Literacy, Education & Employment in the Fall of 2011. He has been a middle school teacher and a volunteer tutor in adult literacy. As a Self-Determination trainer and Transition consultant, Melvin provides professional development and technical assistance to teachers and others on helping high school students, including those with disabilities or other barriers, transition from high school to career or post-secondary education or training. Melvin Jackson is the current Vice Chair of the Boling Center Community Advisory Council.
Melvin holds a Master of Professional Studies degree and a Master of Arts in Teaching degree, both from the University of Memphis. Melvin also holds a teaching license in the state of Tennessee. His endorsements are in middle grades and special education.