Phone: 520-696-5820


Degrees and Certifications:

BS in Elementary Education - Minnesota State University Special Ed Inclusion endorsement - University of Miami SEI Certified Highly Qualified in NC and AZ

Mrs. Kathryn Jackson

Welcome to my first grade classroom webpage.  First grade is the most fabulous grade but of course I am a little biased!  My name is Kathryn Jackson and this is my second year teaching at Wilson K-8. Prior to moving to Arizona, I taught first grade in Florida and North Carolina.  I love when my students discover something new and their little faces just light up!

Defining Moment in Education

While growing up in a small school district in MN, my sister and I were always around teachers and district employees because our mother worked at the district office.  I loved that special feeling of a teacher recognizing my name and telling me how glad they were that I was in their class for that current year.  As I entered high school, I had many opportunities to work with young children either through babysitting, volunteering at church, or local clubs.  I enjoyed being able to build relationships with kids and help them feel confident and special no matter what setting we were in.  This ultimately led to both my sister and I getting educaiton degrees and becoming elementary education teachers.


Core Educational Beliefs



Prior Experience

- first grade teacher in Greensboro, NC

- first grade teacher in Charlotte, NC

- first grade teacher in Naples, Fl