Jackson Ellard

Student Success Navigator – School of Education

EMAIL: jellard@muw.edu
PHONE: (662) 329-7190


Majors Served

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Elementary Education
  • University Studies

About Jackson

Jackson is the Student Success Navigator for the School of Education at The W. He looks forward to providing advising that informs and guides each student in making the best decisions for reaching their academic goals. His background is in Special Education, and he taught for four years in the elementary, middle, and high school setting. Most of his experience is within the Inclusion classroom and working with students within the general education environment.


  • Master of Education in Special Education, Mississippi College
  • Teacher Certification, Teach Mississippi Institute
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, The University of Mississippi
  • Associate of Arts, Itawamba Community College

Committees and Teams

  • Complete to Compete (C2C), Coach
  • Educational Leadership Committee
  • Marketing, Recruitment, & Retention Committee
  • Faculty Library Advisory Committee
  • Individual Accommodations Plan Team

Tutoring Resources

Students at The W have a free access to online tutoring services.
Peer Mentors provide guidance to fellow students in subjects where some students need additional help. Peer Mentors hold office hours throughout the week in the library and on Zoom.
The W Writing Center tutors and interns are dedicated to helping improve the writing skills of all those in The W writing community. When struggling to write a paper, please feel free to turn to our tutors and interns for help.

Additional Resources

Find important dates for the school year all in one place.
The W is a place for everyone and welcomes students with disabilities. Work with the Student Success Center to find the accommodations you need for your education.
Order your textbooks from the campus Barnes & Noble Bookstore.
If the goal of your degree is to find a career in your chosen field, then The W's Career Services can help. Learn more about turning your major into a career, improving your resume, and tips for the job search process.
Search digital databases and view online resources to help you with your academic research.
Whether you're about to graduate and want an advanced degree or are a working professional looking for career advancement or professional development, The W has a lot to offer.
Have a question about transferring credits, withdrawing from a class, or what you need to graduate? This is the place for you.
Gaining a global perspective of the world around you is an important part of your education.
The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) provides opportunities for students to participate in projects, conferences, publications, and internships that focus on conducting research and creative exploration.