Jacqueline Ward, EdD

Professional Advisory Board Chair and Founding Member

Jacqueline Ward, EdD serves as Board Chair on the professional advisory board and founding member of EYC Academy. A graduate of Webster University in Webster Groves, MO, she earned her undergraduate degree in Education which supported her initial certifications in K-12 Special Education and Elementary Education in 1994.

After several years working in rural and urban public and private agencies, she went on to earn her master’s degree in School Leadership and Administration (2006) leading the way to her certificates as a Special Education Administrator and Principal (K-12).

After serving some years as a district-level Special Education Director, she resumed her studies, completing her Doctorate in Educational Leadership & School Improvement in 2011.

Dr. Ward’s passion stems from her belief that every student can find a way to become a productive citizen within their communities when given the individual attention and motivation to achieve personal success.