“For every problem, there is a solution” is Robert’s motto. Jackson began his teaching career 27 years ago in Indianapolis Public Schools after being cut from the NFL Minnesota Vikings in 1995.
He has become one of the most sought-after speakers in the country, delivering keynote addresses and workshops to educators, administrators, parents and students. Mr. Jackson has written and published 7 books and has written articles for ASCD EL Leadership Magazine. His ASCD book, “Becoming the Educator They Need: Strategies, Mindsets, and Beliefs for Supporting Male Black and Latino Students” won the Gold Excel Award for Technical Writing and his soon to be released book is , “For Mothers Raising Sons.”
He attended Western Kentucky University where he received his BS Degree in Industrial Technology while lettering 4 years in both Football and Track. He has keynoted and conducted workshops at national conferences including ASCD, ESEA, CAAASA, NABSE, SREB, Innovative Schools Summit, AMLE and AASA.
Mr. Jackson has received numerous awards for his work. He is a Life Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. and the NFL Players Association.