Jackie Gibbons is an educator, writer, and researcher. She is currently 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 others.
Jackie has written content for and/or edited projects for over 30 businesses (some on a regular basis), multiple contractors through iWriter, Verblio, and others. Her passion is to help businesses and individuals present their best content through professional writing services and superior editing services.
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, using rubrics in the classroom, and the list goes on. In addition to work and personal projects, during her time helping families improve their lives, she began blogging about educational topics and sociological issues.
Jackie went on to earn her Master of Arts in Education, with an adult education emphasis from Western Kentucky University. She also earned an Information Technology degree from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. After earning her degrees, she began teaching between two colleges as an online/classroom English, First Year Experience, Reading, and Leadership instructor. She continued her personal writing and has now been writing content and editing content for others for over 10 years.
Jackie is currently finishing her doctoral dissertation work in the Educational Leadership program at Western Kentucky University with a focus in organizational leadership which has sparked her interest in business research, writing, and editing.
Over the years, the focus of her writing and research has revolved around a wide variety of topics from academic to business writing (and editing). Specific personal writing projects 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 has written content for and/or edited projects for over 40 businesses and over 15 individuals. Her passion is to help businesses and individuals present their best content through professional writing services and superior editing services.
Jackie’s list of 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
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 1: Homeschooling- This book explores socialization in a home school environment.
Book 2: Preparation – This book was a joint endeavor with my wonderful husband. It discusses how to be prepared in emergency situations.
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.