BMA Innovator: Dr. John Jackson, President & CEO, The Schott Foundation for Public Education
The Schott Foundationseeks to spread evidence based school reform policy by offering philanthropic and capacity building support toorganizations in targeted states across the country to fuel the school reform movement to ensure opportunity for all children.
On July 2, 2007, Dr. John H. Jackson became the President and CEO of The Schott Foundation for Public Education. In this role, Dr. Jackson leads the Foundation’s efforts to ensure a high quality public education for all students regardless of race or gender. Dr. Jackson joined the Schott Foundation after seven productive years in leadership positions at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He served as the NAACP Chief Policy Officer and prior to that as the NAACP's National Director of Education.