Melvin Jackson, MPS, MAT

Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
711 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38105
Phone: 901-448-1783
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: April 07, 2017


Specialty Resource Contacts: Transition and Self-Determination Consultant
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Center for Literacy, Education, and Employment (CLEE)
Discipline(s): Family/Parent/Youth Advocacy
Education/Special Education
Education: General
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Research: inclusion, self-advocacy, self-determination
Service: special education, inclusion, education, literacy, teaching


Melvin joined the Center for Literacy, Education & Employment in the Fall of 2011. He has been a middle school teacher and a volunteer tutor in adult literacy. Melvin holds a Master of Professional Studies degree and a Master of Arts in Teaching degree, both from the University of Memphis. As a Self-Determination trainer and Transition consultant, Melvin provides professional development and technical assistance to teachers and others on helping high school students, including those with disabilities or other barriers, transition from high school to career or post-secondary education or training.