Jackie Gibbons is an author, educator, and lecturer. She currently is an English instructor at Western Kentucky University and Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College. She has spoken to groups inside and outside the college setting on a variety of topics including creative writing, research writing, essay writing, formatting college-level papers, creative curriculum in the college classroom, building leadership in the college classroom, as well as a variety of other topics.
Jackie earned her Bachelor of Arts in sociology and government with a minor in criminology from Western Kentucky University. Even during her undergraduate work, Jackie was devoted to research and writing. Projects included: poverty levels and child removal rates, addiction relapse prevention, effective parenting interventions, and the list goes on. In addition to work and personal projects, during her time helping families improve their lives, she began blogging about sociological issues.
Jackie went on to earn her Master of Arts in Education, with an adult education emphasis at Western Kentucky University. After earning her degree, she began teaching between two colleges as an English instructor. She has been teaching and writing since that time.
Over the years, the focus of her writing has revolved around her love of education and creative writing. Her writings have ranged from writing a personal memoir to creating a high school leadership mentoring program curriculum. Creative writing projects have included a variety of short stories, flash fiction, and a futuristic novel named Flight of the Cicadas.
Jackie’s list of nonfiction work includes:
Homeschooling: Socialization in a Homeschool Environment
Don’t Prep. Prepare: A Realistic Guide to Preparing for Emergencies
How to Become a Great Leader Through Communication, Motivation, & Influence
Jackie’s works in progress include:
Flight of the Cicadas – a futuristic story about man’s gradual decline and the heroines and heroes who try to save the world.
Writing Made Easy – a video series that provides instruction in a variety of areas including: essay writing, paper formatting, planning and organization of writing projects, research techniques, and a few other topics.
Book 2: Preparation – This book was a joint endeavor with my wonderful husband. It discusses how to be prepared in emergency situations. It can be purchased on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01JDJVPYI
Book 3: Leadership-I won’t tell you that this this is the best book that I have written. It was one of my first endeavors. The book covers several basics of great leadership. It is available on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01EHBNF4A