Jacqueline M. Johnson is currently a Doctoral student in Organizational Leadership at the Graduate School of Education and Psychology at Pepperdine University. Prior to Pepperdine, she had an 18-year professional career in the public and private sectors, holding positions such as Principal, Counselor and Educator in primary and secondary schools in Arizona and Hawaii, Director of Curriculum and Instruction for K12, Inc., and Senior Educational Specialist for the Center of Academic Precocity at Arizona State University.
Ms. Johnson earned a M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, a B.A. in Elementary Education, and a B.S. in Illustration and Advertising. She has been the recipient of several professional honors, including the Central Arizona Teacher of the Year Award (2003) and a finalist for the Disney Teacher of the Year award for six consecutive years (2004 – 2009).