Deon Jackson, Interim Superintendent
BiographyMr. Deon Jackson began his career at Lancaster High School (Lancaster, SC) as a teacher and assistant football coach. He joined Berkeley County School District (BCSD) as an assistant administrator and assistant football coach at Goose Creek High School before his promotion to assistant principal at Timberland High School. During his four-year tenure as an administrator at Timberland High, Mr. Jackson was named the 2009 BCSD High School Assistant Principal of the Year. Mr. Jackson later led the St. Stephen Middle School Rams before his selection as the principal of Cane Bay Middle School in 2011. In the fall of 2012, Mr. Jackson opened Cane Bay Middle School and was named the 2014 Berkeley County School District Principal of the Year. Mr. Jackson currently serves as the district’s Chief Administrative Officer. In this role, Mr. Jackson oversees the district’s current building program and maintenance and facilities department. Mr. Jackson’s responsibilities also include oversight of the district’s growth management plan.
Mr. Jackson received his bachelor’s degree in education from the Citadel, MCSC; his master’s degree in secondary education from The Citadel, CGPS; and his specialist degree from The Citadel, CGPS. Currently, Mr. Jackson is pursuing his Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina in Educational Leadership (K-12). His professional affiliations include a membership with the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA) and the Association of Learning Environments (A4LE). Mr. Jackson serves on the Advisory Board for Eagle Harbor Ranch and as Treasurer of the Teacher’s Supply Closet Board of Directors.