HIDDEN VALLEY SITE DIRECTOR
Philip Jackman serves as site director at GEP's 21st Century Community Learning Center at Thomasboro. Originally from Henderson, N.C., he moved to Jersey City, N.J., during his youth. Jackman received a certification in Visual Communications from Katharine Gibbs College in Piscataway, N.J., and worked on Wall Street for 10 years as an editorial assistant. Jackman received his North Carolina administrative credentials from Stanly Community College and has 10 years of experience working with children.
“I think afterschool is the perfect forum to introduce children to new cultural experiences, teach life skills and enhance academic achievement," says Jackman. "I believe that every child can succeed when equipped with the proper tools and given sincere encouragement. It is also my desire to be a positive role model and mentor for them.”