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Honors and Recognitions

Posted: April 25, 2013

Joycelyn Jackson Wins Regional Leadership Award

The APS coordinator of multicultural education will be honored this summer by the Southern Minority Leadership Council.

The Southern Minority Leadership Council has selected Joycelyn Jackson, APS coordinator of multicultural education, to be the recipient of the Leadership Award of Excellence for the state of New Mexico. This prestigious award is given to an educator who exemplifies leadership that inspires others and which creates a positive impact on their educational experiences and their lives.

The SMLC conference has been held for 21 years. It brings together education leadership from thirteen states from the South, The Upper South, and the South Central part of the nation. Each year, the conference highlights some of the most power educators on the current scene.

This year’s conference, with the theme “Lifting All Students to Excellence,” will be held at the Muse Conference Center at Hinds College in Pearl, Miss., June 12 -15.  Joycelyn will be presented with her award at a special luncheon during the conference.