Pat Taylor, Headmaster
With a career in education spanning more than 40 years, Pat Taylor brings a wealth of experience to Jackson Academy. His eight years at JA have proved visionary, leading the academic team as it advanced into STEM education, an Apple K-12 one-to-one environment, divisional restructuring that created a Middle School, and personalized learning influenced by new brain research. Taylor is a graduate of the University of South Alabama, where he holds bachelor and master’s degrees in secondary education, history, and political science. Prior to being appointed headmaster at JA, Taylor held roles as dean of students, principal, and assistant headmaster at St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Mobile and headmaster at Houston Academy in Dothan, Alabama.