Welcome to Robbinsdale Middle School! The mission of Robbinsdale Middle School is to provide a safe and nurturing academic community that helps all students develop into principled, lifelong learners and critical thinkers. We will prepare students to take initiative, participate in our global community, and to respect and value multiple perspectives.
Our Principal, Shirrie Jackson is a highly-skilled administrator, who is a 25-year veteran educator with a variety of expertise and experiences. She has served as a teacher and School Administrator in Minneapolis Public Schools, District Director at Richfield Public Schools and Principal in Chicago Public Schools.
As a leader in the Robbinsdale Family, Principal Jackson uses her experience and leadership as a way to implement programs and experiences designed to meet the needs of every student at RMS. She always encourages her students, families and staff to learn something new everyday so we can continue to be a light in our community. Principal Jackson is committed to working alongside our families as we build up the best and brightest at RMS.
She uses her leadership abilities to implement programs designed to meet the needs of all students. As a member of the Robbinsdale family she looks forward to working alongside the best and the brightest, while encouraging us all to learn something new every day!
In her free time she is a wife and mother to three wonderful children. She loves reading, learning, baking and volunteering. She is a third generation educator, with her great grandparents playing an instrumental role in starting the first schools to educate African American children in Tylertown, MS. A fun fact about Shirrie is she loves the music genre the blues, and loves to collect elephants.
EDS, Educational Policy, Educational Leadership & Administration, University of St. Thomas
M.ED., Education, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
B.A., Education, Alcorn State University