Shelleah Jackson, M.S.Ed.
Shelleah Jackson is a Philadelphia native who traveled to Charlotte, NC to join the fight against educational inequity. Upon graduation from University of Pittsburgh in 2016, she was accepted into Teach for America, when she became a 9th grade English teacher. She poured her love of literacy, public speaking, and critical thinking into her students for two years before transitioning to impact students in the nonprofit arena full-time. She worked as a contractor for several years with the Charlotte-based nonprofit organization, Young Black Leadership Alliance, where she served as the Ambassador Director and Program Manager, responsible for the leadership development, public speaking ability, and networking aptitude of 350 black students across the Charlotte Metro area.
Shelleah joined Helps Education Fund in July 2019 after falling in love with the mission and culture of the organization. She has enjoyed her focus in tutor coordination, logistical planning, and watching the students improve through implementation of the HELPS Program.
Shelleah is a dog mom of two and enjoys Toastmasters International, painting and crafting, and traveling to experience cultures other than her own.