Farmington Public Schools selects new Special Education Director
Farmington, MI —Jacqueline D. McDougal, Ph.D., LP has been selected as the new Director of Special Education.
Dr. McDougal joined Farmington Public Schools in 2013 as a Supervisor of Special Education. She previously served as the Executive Director of Special Services for Pontiac Public Schools, where she worked for 13 ½ years. While there, she directed and managed staff and operation activities of the Special Education Department, 504, Homeless Program, Bilingual, and Homebound, as well as provided leadership and direction to numerous departments, committees, programs and services. She also worked for Detroit Public Schools as a school psychologist for 9 years.
Other positions Dr. McDougal has held include Consulting Psychologist, School Psychologist and Clinical Supervisor. She earned her Special Education Supervisor/Director certification from Grand Valley State University;
- Master of Education - Education Leadership from Oakland University;
- Doctor of Philosophy - Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy;
- Master of Science - Counseling Psychology Mental Health from University of Southern Mississippi
- Bachelor of Arts - Psychology/Mental Health from Tougaloo College
She holds licensure and certification as a Michigan Licensed Psychologist, Michigan School Psychologist Certification, Michigan School Administrator Certification, and Michigan Special Education Administrator.
Dr. McDougal is married to Julius McDougal, Sr. and has two children, Julius, II and Jocelyn. She is a proud graduate of Tougaloo College, class of 1985.