Mr. Deon Jackson was selected as Berkeley County School District’s Superintendent on May 19, 2021 and officially assumed the role on July 1, 2021.
Prior to being named Superintendent of Berkeley County School District, Mr. Jackson served as the Chief Administrative Officer for Pupil Services.
Before his role as the Chief Administrative Officer for Pupil Services, he served as the Senior Associate Superintendent of Operations and Administration, where he was responsible for Safety & Security, Transportation, Counseling Services, Health Services, Programs for Students At-Risk, Athletics, Physical Education, ROTC, Military Relations and Drivers Education. While in that role he was also second in command on the administrative level of BCSD and represented the Superintendent when needed.
Mr. Jackson also spent time as the Senior Associate Superintendent of Operations and Administration, where he was responsible for Capital Projects and Maintenance in addition to several of the departments mentioned above.
During the 2017 Superintendent search, Mr. Jackson served as the Interim Superintendent and Chief Administrative Officer.
Before his career brought him to the BCSD central office, Mr. Jackson served in the roles of principal at Cane Bay Middle and St. Stephen Middle and assistant principal at Timberland High. In 2014, while at Cane Bay Middle, he was named BCSD Middle School Principal of the Year. In 2010, while at Timberland High, he was named BCSD High School Assistant Principal of the Year.
Prior to his becoming a school administrator, Mr. Jackson worked as a teacher in Berkeley County for four years and in Lancaster County for two years.
Mr. Jackson earned his M.Ed and Ed.S from The Citadel and is currently pursuing a Ph.D from the University of South Carolina.