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Dr. Rosie T. Pridgen

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Commissioner

Phone: (601) ***-****  HQ Phone
Jackson Municipal Airport Authority
100 International Drive Suite 300
Jackson , Mississippi 39298
United States

Company Description: The JMAA Board of Commissioners was created by the Jackson City Council in 1960. Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor with consent of the City Council for five...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Superintendent
    Mississippi School for the Blind
  • Superintendent
    Mississippi School for the Deaf

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member
    Mt. Carmel Ministries

Education

  • Jackson State University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Masters of Education degree , Blind Rehabilitation
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Leadership Greater Jackson
17 Total References
Web References
Leadership | Jackson Municipal Airport Authority
jmaa.com, 8 Feb 2015 [cached]
Dr. Rosie L. T. Pridgen, Commissioner
Rosie L. T. Pridgen, Ph. D is a native Mississippian. She has been a resident of Jackson since 1970, after graduating from Jackson State University. In addition to earning the Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, Educational Specialist, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Jackson State University; Dr. Pridgen also obtained the Masters of Education degree in Blind Rehabilitation, with an emphasis in Orientation and Mobility for the Blind from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She has also studied at other Mississippi universities. Dr. Pridgen has been a teacher, substitute teacher, assistant principal, principal, interim superintendent and superintendent. In 2013, she retired from the position of Superintendent of the Mississippi School for the Blind, a position she had held for 15 years. During two and one-half of those years, she concurrently served as Superintendent of the Mississippi School for the Deaf. She is a graduate of Leadership Greater Jackson, an avid volunteer, and a supporter of programs and projects that aim to improve individuals and communities. She is a member of Mt. Carmel Ministries. She has a blended family of four children and eleven grandchildren.
Shawn Hanks | Jackson Municipal Airport Authority
jmaa.com [cached]
Dr. Rosie Pridgen Joins JMAA Board
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The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Rosie Pridgen to the JMAA Board of Commissioners. Dr. Pridgen was appointed on September 18, 2014 by Tony T. Yarber, Mayor, City of Jackson and confirmed by the Jackson City Council.
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Dr. Rosie Pridgen Joins JMAA Board September 24, 2014
Dr. Rosie Pridgen Joins JMAA ...
jmaa.com [cached]
Dr. Rosie Pridgen Joins JMAA Board Jackson Municipal Airport Authority Elects New Officers
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The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Rosie Pridgen to the JMAA Board of Commissioners. Dr. Pridgen was appointed on September 18, 2014 by Tony T. Yarber, Mayor, City of Jackson and confirmed by the Jackson City Council.
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Yarber stated "We are delighted to have a quality individual like Dr. Pridgen serving on the Airport Authority Board of Commissioners.
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Dr. Rosie Pridgen Joins JMAA Board September 24, 2014
Tags: Camille Simms, Catherine Cooper, ...
msbusiness.com, 17 Oct 2014 [cached]
Tags: Camille Simms, Catherine Cooper, Dr. George Washington, Dr. Richard Lind, Dr. Rico Chapman, Dr. Virginia Cora, Eric Anthony Jefferson, Gean Tucker Johnson, Jackson City Council, Jeffrey Seabold, Mayor Tony Yarber, Rosie Pridgen
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Yarber appointed Rosie Pridgen to the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority.
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Pridgen served in a dual role as superintendent of the Mississippi School for the Blind and interim superintendent of the Mississippi School for the Deaf from 2006 to 2009. She's currently an education consultant.
Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership
www.metrochamber.com [cached]
Dr. Rosie Pridgen, Superintendent of the Mississippi School for the Blind (MSB), wanted to be involved with Leadership Greater Jackson (LGJ) for many years, but it wasn't until this past fall that her time allowed her to do so.
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While some of the eligible students were interested, tenth grader Andrea Lloyd really stepped up to the plate, according to Pridgen.
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"We continued the conversation about the commitment and involved her parents, too," Pridgen said.
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"Typically, our office has to inform each school official on their student's progress during each session, but having Dr. Pridgen & Andrea during the same time really helps us relate our message more efficiently.
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Dr. Pridgen and Andrea are both a real joy to work with."
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When Dr. Pridgen found out they would both be involved in the Leadership programs simultaneously, she was thrilled. "I was excited about what I saw as a great learning opportunity for me and was excited that one of our students would be afforded the same opportunity," she said.
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"The director of our residential department has been in conversation with Andrea and she is excited about serving," Pridgen said.
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Dr. Rosie Pridgen, Superintendent of the Mississippi School for the Blind (MSB), wanted to be involved with Leadership Greater Jackson (LGJ) for many years, but it wasn't until this past fall that her time allowed her to do so.
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