Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Special Education from Tennessee State University Master’s of Education in Educational Leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University.
Mrs. Jennifer Ballard
With over two decades in education, Mrs. Jennifer Ballard believes that every child can learn and reach their full potential if given the right opportunities. This educational philosophy is based on her uncompromising belief that all students deserve a positive learning environment, strong and knowledgeable leadership, a committed educational team, an encouraging community, and a supportive system with high expectations and accountability.
By working collaboratively with students, teachers, parents, and other stakeholders, she is invested in efforts to help reform education and shape future generations for a better community. Her servant leadership style helps to cultivate leadership among teachers and students through guidance, support, and encouragement. She is committed to ensuring every graduate is college, career, or military ready and well-prepared for the future.
Principal Ballard is a proud product of Jackson-Madison County Schools and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Special Education from Tennessee State University and a Master’s of Education in Educational Leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University. She has been in administration for nearly ten years, beginning as a Consulting Teacher, Assistant Principal, and Dean of Student Services, before accepting her role as the Executive Principal of Liberty Technology Magnet High School.
She is the proud mother of three and resides in Jackson with her wonderful and supportive husband, Prentiss. Together, they are very active at their church and enjoy cooking, traveling, and a good game of basketball.