Ms. Jackson

Ms. Jackson

Middle School Advisor 

Bachelor’s Degree, Sociology, University of Central Oklahoma; Master's Degree, School Counseling, Amberton University 

Dollet Jackson began her career as an educator in 2002 and joined Pearson Online Academy in 2020. She is an advisor to students in grades 6–8. 

Why She Became an Educator

According to Ms. Jackson, “My mother was an entrepreneur and owned her own daycare [center]. I believe teaching was just natural for me because I started ‘teaching’ the daycare children when I was about seven years old and just grew to love it.

“I feel the most rewarding part of my job is when students have an ‘ah-ha’ moment in which something they’ve been working on finally clicks and they feel successful. I thoroughly enjoy helping students recognize their potential, acknowledge their strengths, and grow, realizing that anything is possible, regardless of their background, ethnicity, gender, grades, etc.”

The Online School Experience at Pearson Online Academy

Ms. Jackson’s favorite classroom activity is “having students work in groups in which each participant has a specific role, such as facilitator, scribe, conflict manager, etc., as I get to be a ‘silent observer’ and see how their minds work to complete activities. [This] allows me to see strengths, weaknesses, and thought processes while allowing students to shine in different roles. It also gives me an opportunity to enhance learning opportunities for my students.”

What Families Considering This School Should Keep in Mind

According to Ms. Jackson, “An education at this school helps prepare students for a successful future by providing relevant experiences that foster independent thinking and a growth-mindset … and by creating strong foundational skills and opportunities to engage with students from all types of backgrounds. These are needed to be successful not only in academia, but in all aspects of life.

“Not many people get to experience the diversity we provide at Pearson Online Academy. Our students are prepared with a plethora of skills to ease their transition into higher education … [and] to help manage real-world and career challenges.” 

“Our academic rigor sets the foundation for both secondary and higher education. This is a great opportunity.”

— Ms. Jackson