Chavon Jackson

Assistant Professor College of Education
Phone: (313) 577-0353

Areas of expertise

Educational Leadership



Director, Accreditation of Initial Certification Programs
Chair, Accreditation Advisory Committee
Program Coordinator, Social Studies
Faculty Instructor: ELE 3600/6600: Social Studies Curriculum – PreK-8
Capstone Conversation and Portfolio Reviewer for Graduating Candidates

Area of Expertise

Educational Leadership; Curriculum and Instruction; Social Studies Education

Research Interests

Program analysis and evaluation; Qualitative Methodology; Effective teacher education programs; the effective educator; urban education; Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC); Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP); school and community partnerships; social justice and diversity awareness; a constructivist learning environment; economic planning for resource distribution.


Preparing Teacher Candidates to be Effective Urban Educators: Adapting to the Needs of Culturally Diverse Students
Jackson, C. 2012   American Educational Research Association


Ph.D., Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan  
M. Ed., Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
B.A., Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan