- Greater Philadelphia Area
- Education Management
Kathie Jackson's Overview
- Teacher Librarian at Plymouth Meeting Friends School
- past member & Chair at Tredyffrin Township EAC
- Instructional Aide, Tech Department at School District of Springfield Township
- volunteer at Open Land Conservancy
Kathie Jackson's Experience
Education Management industry
June 2012 – Present (2 years 4 months) Plymouth Meeting, PA
Instructional Aide, Tech Department
Educational Institution; 201-500 employees; Education Management industry
May 2012 – June 2012 (2 months) Erdenheim, PA
Director of marketing communications
Public Company; 51-200 employees; INFO; Internet industry
1998 – 1999 (1 year)
Head of in-house marketing agency team for one of the Philadelphia area's first dot com companies, creator of the Electric Library or elibrary.com.
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Chemicals industry
1997 – 1998 (1 year)
Directed an in-house agency-style department of 8 professionals, with a budget of $2 million, for this $750 million transportation firm.
Manager, Marketing Communications
LNP Engineering Plastics
1992 – 1997 (5 years)
Developed and implemented marketing communications plan for $250 million international custom thermoplastics compounder. Controlled department budget of $1+ million, managed staff of 4 in technical publications department. Directed outside advertising and public relations firms, tradeshows, and ran numerous off-site meetings with 100+ attendees from around the world.
Manager, Marketing Communications
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; HIL; Construction industry
1984 – 1992 (8 years)
Managed $1.2 million budget and staff of 3 for engineering, construction management, consulting firm. Helped firm grow from $60 million sales and 200 employees to $200 million annually and 2,300 staff worldwide.
Kathie Jackson's Honors and Awards
Emerging Leaders Academy, PA School LibrariansUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences
- April 2014
The Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA) is a prototype collaboration between the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA) and the University of Pittsburgh School Library Certification Program. It is funded through a grant from the Library Services and Technology Act by Commonwealth Libraries of the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This first-ever ELA will deliver focused professional development to ensure exemplary school librarian leaders for every region of Pennsylvania. ELA will mentor and coach 23 school librarians in their beginning career years who demonstrate leadership potential to serve as educational leaders in their schools and professional associations. These 23 librarians are the Emerging Leaders (EL). They were selected from a robust pool of applicants through a rubric-based selection process in which applicants were not identified by name or position.
Kathie Jackson's Volunteer Experience & Causes
Co-Coordinator Best of the Best of Children's Literature Committee
Pennyslvania School Librarian Association
August 2013 – present (1 year 2 months)
Read and review hundreds of newly published children's books each year, manage a committee of 13 co-reviewers, publish reviews and manage the blog on http://pslamediaselectionreview.edublogs.org.
Tidy Up Tredyffrin
March 2008 – present (6 years 7 months)
Founded and manage annual litter pickup event in Tredyffrin Township, see tidyuptredyffrin.org. Recruit, organize and supply volunteers, coordinate after-event trash removal with Public Works Dept., tabulate and report results to Keep PA Beautiful.
Kathie Jackson's Skills & Expertise
- Public Speaking
- Curriculum Design
- Marketing Communications
- Curriculum Development
Kathie Jackson's Organizations
Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA.org)member and presenter, Media Selection and Review Committee
Kathie Jackson's Education
Kathie Jackson's Additional Information
using technology to improve education and research, education reform, environmental concerns, health and fitness, running, skiing
- Groups and Associations:
Member & Presenter: PSLA Media Selection & Review Committee: http://www.psla.org/index.php/resources/media-selection-review Chair: Tredyffrin Township's Environmental Advisory Council www.tredyffrin.org/boards/eac/ I created and run Tredyffrin Township's biannual cleanup operation, Tidy up Tredyffrin Day.
Contact Kathie for:
- consulting offers
- expertise requests
- business deals
- reference requests
- getting back in touch