Jerrold Jackson, MA, CCC-SLP received his bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Southern University and A&M College (an HBCU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) and his master’s degree from Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan). He has a range of professional experiences in private practice, universities, and public schools serving as a consultant, assistive technology specialist, Clinical Fellow mentor, and faculty member. Jerrold has been an advocate for culturally appropriate service delivery and gained extensive experiences with public school services and preprofessional preparation while employed in school districts across Louisiana, Michigan, and Texas, and the Speech-Language and Hearing Sciences Department at Western Michigan University. He has served as a Special Education Director, Lead SLP, District Coordinator, and Regional Assistive Technology Facilitator in the public schools and Graduate Program Coordinator/Clinical Faculty Specialist at the university. Jerrold has been serving as a member of the ASHA Council for Clinical Certification in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CFCC) since January 2019. He has participated in other ASHA projects such as the SLP Assistant Certification Program, the Clinical Fellowship Revalidation Study, and the ASHA Schools Virtual Town Hall, all noted projects that have made significant changes across the profession of speech-language pathology and audiology. Additionally, he serves as the practitioner member site visitor with the Council of Academic Accreditation (CAA) for communication sciences and disorders graduate programs across the United States. He has also been an active member of the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA) serving as a previous Co-Chair of the Public School Committee. He was selected to be in the TSHA Leadership Academy (Cohort 2), which led to opportunities for offering mentorship to students/ clinical fellows and his ideals to the Diversity Committee.