Category Archives: Blog Post

GJA is pleased to welcome Jay Underwood, Interim Head of School

Dear George Jackson Academy Community, On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Jay Underwood as Interim Head of School for this coming school year, 2019-2020. With more than 25 years of experience at independent schools throughout the country,  Jay brings to George Jackson a sterling record of leadership in middle […]

Creating Life Long Learners

George Jackson Academy’s (GJA’s) curricular foundation is rooted in the importance of creating lifelong learners through critical thinking, conversation, and confidence. Each subject is planned from a school-wide Curricular Framework that utilizes high performing district best practices to teach specific academic and social skills pertinent to accompanying grades.  All skills, and classroom instruction, are designed […]

Welcome

As Head of School I am constantly asked about what I love most about my job and it is the joy that I get when I get to share a space with a group of young men that truly amaze me on daily basis.  Being a student at GJA will be one of the most […]