Meet the CRSD – Frances Jackson

Each month the CRSD Snippets will highlight one of our dedicated employees.   We will randomly draw a name so that every employee in the district has the opportunity to be recognized for his/her unique and essential role in providing a quality education in our rural environment.   This month, we are pleased to present Frances Jackson.

2015 Frances Jackson
Left to Right: Angela Vermillion (sister), Lorraine Jackson (mother), Frances Jackson

Name: Frances Jackson


Birthday: September 6th

Role in the CRSD: Elementary Teacher

 Primary Campus: Glennallen

Where else have you taught? June Nelson Elementary, Kotzebue Alaska

Where are you originally from? Gulkana, Alaska

Favorite Book/Author/TV Show: The Bible

Favorite Music Genre:   Bethel Music

Favorite Place in Alaska: Denali Hwy. It’s where my grandparents took us to spend time with us.

Favorite Place Outside of Alaska: Sedona, AZ. It is so beautiful and peaceful.

Hobbies: Bake, read, bead

Favorite Aspect of Teaching: I like that I know a lot of families in the area and am able to be an advocate for them here at school as well as an advocate for school in their homes.

One Interesting Thing About You That Might Be Surprising: I spent two weeks in Haiti helping to build the foundation for an orphanage.

Favorite Beverage: Mug root beer and Americano Coffee (with cream and sugar)

Favorite Snack: Apples

In One Sentence, What Advice Do You Have for Students? Attitude is everything. You can change the atmosphere by smiling or frowning.

Frances started working in the Copper River School District in 2005.   Send Frances an email, buy her a mug root beer or a gift card for Hacienda on Debarr (her favorite restaurant) to let her know how much we appreciate her serving students and families in the CRSD.

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Michael J.


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