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National/International Education Consultant & Author
For every problem, there is a solution is Robert’s motto. Jackson began his teaching career 26 years ago in Indianapolis Public Schools with a No More Excuses teaching approach with all of his students after being cut from the NFL Minnesota Vikings in 1995. As an educator, he didn’t allow his students to feel sorry for themselves or let their circumstances define their futures. He set high expectations for his students and expected them to do well. As a Coach, the same rules applied. Those same students went from low performing to successful Pastors, Lawyers, School Administrators, Teachers, Pharmaceutical Sales Reps, Business Owners, Pro Athletes, Entertainers and more. Read More >
He has become one of the most sought-after speakers in the country, delivering keynote addresses and workshops to educators, administrators, parents and students, corporate events and churches. He has delivered 100’s of presentations and has become an expert in teaching cultural diversity, restorative practices, socio emotional learning, working with students who have experienced trauma and how to educate Black and Latino males. His goal is to teach educators and administrators how to use their power more effectively to Educate, Activate and Motivate all Students to be Successes.
Mr. Jackson has written and published 6 books and has written articles for ASCD EL Leadership Magazine. His latest ASCD book, Becoming the Educator They Need: Strategies, Mindsets, and Beliefs for Supporting Male Black and Latino Students won the Gold Excel Award for Technical Writing in 2020. His “No More Excuses” Curriculum has been featured in publications nationally and Is being utilized in K-12 Schools, Colleges and Universities in the US and Canada. His other books include, Black Men Stand Up, A Boys Guide to Manhood, A Young Woman’s Guide to Womanhood, Put a Stop to Bullying and Solutions to Educating Black and Latino Males.
He attended Western Kentucky University where he received his BS Degree in Industrial Technology while lettering 4 years in both Football and Track. After being cut from the NFL he was broken himself and understands the importance of educators and administrators being sensitive to students who have experienced trauma and let downs. He teaches solutions while remaining deeply rooted in his commitment to serve his community as a speaker and mentor. He has keynoted and conducted workshops at national conferences including ASCD, ESEA, CAAASA, NABSE, SREB, Innovative Schools Summit, AMLE and AASA.
Mr. Jackson is a Life Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., and the NFL Players Association. He has received numerous awards for his work including the NOBLE Justice by Action Youth Award, the Key to the City of Miami, Florida and the National Motivational Educator of the Year Award by the Alpha Foundation. 1000’s of youth and adults are being transformed through his speeches and presentations.
He is married to Essence Best Selling Author, Tajuana “TJ” Butler-Jackson and they have 3 children and one Grandson.
“His motto is, “For Every Problem, there is a Solution” Read Less ^
Understanding Socio-economic Disadvantages Among Students
Four Tips to Managing Bias
Giving Young Men a Voice
Boom Experience Conference
Educating students that have experienced trauma, homelessness, difficult behavior, bullying, dysfunction, anxiety and more.
Educating conflict resolution, team building, restorative practices, equity, implicit bias, building character and empathy in students.
Solutions and strategies for parenting and building healthy relationships when dysfunction, anxiety, hormones, the digital world and other things are making it difficult.
How to become your most successful self and conquer any obstacles you find in your way.
Techniques and strategies used to build cultural awareness and to lead, and motivate employees to ensure optimal performance and employee satisfaction. Techniques and strategies employees can implement to be successful and happy at work.
"We were afforded the distinct pleasure of utilizing the services of Robert Jackson Consulting to educate our staff and community about the importance of understanding cultural diversity and teaching motivational strategies to all student populations. A few significant factors associated with Mr. Jackson is his ability to engage any audience, develop actionable plans for improving student discipline and the promotion of positive self-actualization in all students"
"Mr. Robert Jackson empowered my entire faculty and staff through professional development, and most importantly, my elementary scholars. His presentations allowed for awareness that we have a problem, that we can make a difference, and unequivocally emphasized, ‘No More Excuses’, as he shared the solution(s). His message was thought provoking, mind changing, and left us with real strategies, equipping us with the necessary tools to make an impact on our youth!"
"Thank you so very much for what I believe was the best 90 minutes in professional development I can ever remember. I went in to my class completely re-energized and ready to motivate and connect with my kids! It was wonderful to be so inspired. Truly lucky to have been a part of it!"
"Mr. Jackson did an incredible job pushing our thinking, focusing our reflection, and inspiring our next steps to excellence. His student centered message resonated with all of us from bus drivers, leaders, child nutrition staff and teachers. We are going into this new school year with incredible optimism, energy, and focus because of Mr. Jackson's message to educate, activate, and motivate students."
"I believe all people have special gifts and a unique purpose in life, Mr. Robert Jackson is a personification of that. My fortunate work with the esteemed principal of Conerly Road School has afforded me the great opportunity to meet Mr. Jackson and witness first hand the great service he provides our communities. His perspective and message are real, positive, inspiring and life-changing. It is evident, when anyone hears him speak, that Mr. Jackson is passionate about his purpose with every person he motivates."
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