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.
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.