Degrees and Certifications:
Howard Payne University, Bachelor of Science in Communications Radio & TV University of Texas at Arlington, Masters in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Generic Special Education PK-12 Certification Principal Certification
Alton Jackson joined Byrd Middle School as the 7th grade assistant principal in August. His career in education began at David W. Carter High School, where he served as a special education teacher and varsity football and track coach for nine years before moving to administration. Prior to joining Duncanville ISD, Mr. Jackson was an assistant principal in Terrell , Lancaster and Mansfield ISD.
I believe that it is my mission to help provide academic experiences for students that are rigorous, relevant and build relationships. My vision is to equip students to have Self-Sustaining Success that will leave a Lasting Legacy. It is important to me that everyone who steps through our doors - staff, students, and parents - is excited to be here! This attitude is contagious and it enables us to meet the challenges of academic excellence in a positive, fun and nurturing environment. We are soaring to new heights at Byrd, and we would love for parents and the community to partner with us as we take educating our students to a new level.