Jackson to take over as Shearer Elementary principal

Published 10:00 am Saturday, June 11, 2022

Another Clark County Public School has a new principal.
The district announced in a social media post Thursday that Diana Jackson, who served as assistant principal the past two school years, will be Shearer Elementary School’s new head principal.
Superintendent Molly McComas had high praise for the new principal.
“She is already a proud Shark and will begin the transition into this role. Mrs. Jackson will strive to continue the journey to make Shearer a sought after place to work and learn. Most importantly, Mrs. Jackson will work collaboratively with all stakeholders to create shared ownership in Shearer’s success based on student centered decisions. She will lead with passion.” McComas said.
Jackson brings 16 years of experience in education as an elementary teacher and literacy interventionist to her new role. She received her certifications as a supervisor of instruction and principal from the University of the Cumberlands. Jackson received her masters of arts in educational technology and bachelor of arts in elementary education from Morehead State University.
She had this to say about her promotion: “I am thrilled and honored to serve as the next principal of Shearer Elementary. I am passionate and focused on empowering future leaders. We will continue to build on the solid foundation that Shearer has set for our community and inspire our students to be lifelong learners. I look forward to serving and leading with a positive purpose with our outstanding staff who are dedicated to every student.”
Jackson and her husband, Randy, have three children and reside in nearby Montgomery County.

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