National Director of Educational Partnerships
Sonja Jackson, National Director of Educational Partnerships, leads growth and expansion, by leveraging strategic sales and marketing efforts. In addition to strengthening Teaching Matters longstanding relationship with New York City, the sales and marketing team is responsible for the national expansion of Teaching Matters’ essential pedagogy support services and programs. These programs promote early reading, math achievement, and racial awareness. The strategic growth of the organization’s national footprint is focused on Teaching Matters’ mission to close student achievement gaps, by addressing inequities in education for underserved and historically marginalized children.
Prior to joining Teaching Matters, Sonja served as an educator, expanded membership growth efforts for the Professional Association of Georgia Educators, led international sales for The Elf on the Shelf®, and directed sales for Kompan, Inc. and Solution Tree. Sonja currently serves on the board of directors for Dream Bee Foundation, a non-profit created to eradicate child abuse. Sonja holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an M.Ed. in Business Education from the University of West Georgia.