Superintendent

Dr. Rob Jackson

Dr. Rob Jackson serves as superintendent of the Carteret County Public School System. A native of North Carolina, Dr. Jackson's career in public education has spanned more than 25 years in the state, including serving six years as a superintendent. From 2014 to July 2020, he served as superintendent of the Edenton-Chowan Schools.

Prior to that, Dr. Jackson served in Union County Public Schools for twelve years, spending a combined ten years as a high school and elementary principal in three schools in the Union County Public Schools system.

Dr. Jackson spent his final two years in Union County as the school system's Chief Communications Officer. He previously served as an elementary teacher in Buncombe County Schools. Dr. Jackson began his career in public education as a school secretary and summer school custodian in Buncombe County.

Dr. Jackson has an impressive academic background as well. After being honorably discharged from the US Navy, he earned an Associate's Degree from Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College before transferring to Western Carolina University, where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and his Master's Degree in School Administration. He went on to earn an Educational Specialist Degree and a Doctorate of Education from Wingate University in Wingate, North Carolina.