John Jackson, B.Ed., BA, M.Ed., Ad.Ed., Spec. ESL, M.Clnst.M. RPM, Professor
December 13, 2012

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e-mail: john.jackson@georgiancollege.ca

John Jackson has been involved with the automotive aftermarket since the 1980s when he took a contract with the Auto Parts Sectoral Training Council as a Curriculum Designer. After working in Western Canada (Alberta and Saskatchewan) at Lakeland Interprovincial College and at the Blue Quills Native Education Centre, he eventually joined the Canadian Automotive Institute, now the Automotive Business School of Canada (ABSC). He is an experienced faculty member at the ABSC and longtime humanist. Beginning with his studies in Television, Stage and Radio Arts Technology (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology), he has a Bachelor of Education Degree (Honours) (University of Calgary), a Bachelor of Arts in Social and Cognitive Anthropology (York University), a Specialist Qualification in the teaching of English as a Second Language and a Masters Degree in Theory and Policy Studies in Cognitive Philosophy (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto). He is the National Treasurer of the Canadian Institute of Marketing and holds the Registered Professional Marketer (RPM) designation and is one of the few registered professional marketers in Canada. He has comprehensive experience in public and private radio and television broadcasting, newspaper publishing and advertising and multi-media advertising. He also has experience in international journalism. He has lived, travelled and lectured extensively in Asia, Europe, Africa, The Middle East and the Caribbean. Professor Jackson has been recommended to receive the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, which recognizes those Canadians who have “made a significant contribution to a particular province, territory, region or community within Canada, or an achievement abroad that brings credit to Canada.”