Jackie Gilkes

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Jackie GilkesOffice Manager

Jackie Gilkes plans science team meetings related to the Next Generation Science Standards. Prior to joining Achieve in 2007, she worked for several years for the National Association of Manufacturers as a Senior Executive Assistant, planning board meetings and executive committee meetings and providing administrative support. She also has extensive experience working in the telecommunications industry.

Jackie extended her education at Virginia Union University. She in a native Washingtonian and enjoys the many sights and activities in the Washington, DC, area.

Why are you passionate about education?

“My father described education as a self-enlightening routine that is enriched daily through reading, writing and learning principals; textbooks and teachers are the tools. He would say, ‘Grasp it and excel, but remember to give back.’ My work here at Achieve allows me to give back by being a supporting tool for educators through Achieve’s work, which is designed to improve the quality of education that’s made available to all students.”


Phone: (202) 419-1546