Dr. Carolyn Marshall-Jackson is the youngest child of the late Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Lee Marshall. She is a 1988 honor graduate of Carroll High School and has been active in the Monroe community and specifically Carroll High School since her graduation 25 years ago. She is married to Mr. Jamie Jackson and they are the parents of 4 children, Janet, Geralka, Darian and Kristen. As a former Carroll High School student and faculty member, Dr. Jackson exemplifies what hard work and determination can help one to achieve. The former recipient of the M.H. Carroll Memorial Scholarship is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership/College of Education at Grambling State University, is the campus director of the Louisiana Education Consortium and a member of the Title III Advisory Board.
Dr. Marshall-Jackson earned the Doctor of Education degree in 2004 from Grambling State University. Her area of expertise is in Student Development and Personnel Services, She earned an M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision (2001) and a Bachelors Degree in General Studies (1995) from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.
Dr. Jackson has impacted the community through her professional career as a teacher in Morehouse Parish and in the Monroe City School System and also in her work at Grambling State University and ULM, where her focus has been on leadership and education as is evident in her work with the GED Program and her research and studies of that population as it relates to academic achievement. Dr. Jackson is also an excellent grant writer and has been instrumental in securing and managing more than $13 million in federal funds for both ULM and Grambling State University. Dr. Jackson recently secured a $3.1 million grant from the US Department of Education. With grant funds, Dr. Jackson created the Alternative Teacher Certification Project and a new Master of Arts in Teaching Degree program at Grambling State University.
This proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. is an outstanding Carroll Alumnus.