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Elementary Representative: Marquita Jackson

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Greetings! I am Marquita Jackson, K-5 STEM Specialist at Clay Harmony Leland Elementary School with Cobb County Schools. I am elated to be the GSTA Elementary Representative. Thank you so much for voting for me! 

I am originally from Fayetteville, North Carolina. I completed my undergraduate studies in Elementary Education at Winston Salem State University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. I then completed my Master's Degree in Educational Technology from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. I am currently working on my Ph.D. in Instructional Technology from Walden University.

My teaching experience includes teaching grades 2nd, 3rd, and 5th. I have been in my current position as a K-5 STEM Specialist for 4 years. I am the 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year for Clay Harmony Leland Elementary. I am also the 2022-2023 Educator of the Year for the Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia. 

My focus includes STEM and agriculture. I am building a life science program where I use livestock and a garden as part of our educational practices. 

Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions you may have and ways in which I can support you!

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