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Dr. Jackson Honored With Inaugural Adler University Excellence in Teaching Award 05.20.19
Dr. Jackson Honored With Inaugural Adler University Excellence in Teaching Award

Christina Jackson, Ph.D., Associate Professor for the Department of Counseling and Counselor Education and Supervision in Chicago, received the first annual Adler University Excellence in Teaching Award.

The award recognizes Adler University faculty who demonstrate instructional expertise, creativity, and innovation in their teaching practices. This annual recognition celebrates faculty who demonstrate respect for diverse talents and ways of learning, and who make learning engaging, challenging, and relevant for students as they pursue their graduate studies.

“We are very pleased to present the 2019 award to Dr. Jackson, who has been a faculty member at Adler University’s Chicago Campus for more than 10 years,” said Wendy Paszkiewicz, Psy.D., Vice President Academic Affairs for the Chicago Campus. “Dr. Jackson demonstrates excellence through her innovative teaching methods and creativity in actively engaging students in the classroom. Many students have benefited from her teaching, advising, and mentoring.”

Dr. Jackson was presented with the award on May 14 in Chicago. At the recognition event, she shared her teaching philosophy and advice for how educators can ensure that they are continuously innovating and improving to best serve all of their students.

About Adler University

Adler University educates students to engage the world and create a more just society. Established in 1952, it enrolls more than 1,400 students in master’s and doctoral programs for social change through its campuses in downtown Chicago and Vancouver, as well as an Online Campus. Adler University’s mission is to continue the pioneering work of Alfred Adler, the first community psychologist, by graduating socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities and advancing social justice.