LEONARDTOWN, Md. (June 8, 2009) - Mr. Jeoffrey Jackson, who has taught in the St. Mary's County Public Schools' (SMCPS) Adult Education Program for eight years, was recently named the 2009 Outstanding Adult Education Instructor by the Maryland Association for Adult, Community and Continuing Education (MAACCE). Mr. Jackson is an electronic engineer at Patuxent River Naval Air Station who teaches mathematics two nights a week to adults in the SMCPS program.
MAACCE, a nonprofit organization for those interested in advancing education as a lifelong process, provides a central forum for a wide variety of adult, community, and continuing education groups, and encourages organizations and agencies in Maryland to cooperate in a broad spectrum of educational programs and activities in support of the lifelong learning concept.
In addition to Mr. Jackson's award, SMCPS adult education students, Ms. Ruby Edelen and Ms. Angelica Scott, were recognized as lifelong learners and were awarded plaques in their honor.
For more information about MAACCE, visit their website at http://www.maaccemd.org/ .