Mrs. Jackie Wright, M.S.
Director of Student Support Services
Jackie Wright is married to Edwin Wright and has three grown children and three grandchildren. She and her husband live in Oklahoma and operate a cow/calf ranch. She has thirty years in education as a teacher, principal and superintendent. Mrs. Wright has a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma and graduate hours in School Administration and a Master's Degree in Reading also from Northeastern State. She is a Reading Specialist and holds a Reading Specialist Certification issued through the State Department of Education in Oklahoma.
Ms. Deborah Raiees-Dana
Math Specialist/Tutor Coordinator
Deborah Raiees-Dana graduated from John Brown University with a degree in Secondary Mathematics Education. She has her Master 's Degree in Anthropology, with a focus on Geographic Information Systems, from the University of Arkansas. Deborah has several years of tutoring experience with Student Support Services, both at John Brown University and at Ozarka College In Melbourne, Arkansas. Her most rewarding career has been that of a mother.
Mr. Jarrod Heathcote
Academic Assistance Coordinator
Jarrod Heathcote is married to Jennifer who works in parent and alumni relations. They have two sons named Henry and Calvin. Jarrod graduated from JBU with a Bachelor of Science in Youth Ministry in 2008 and is very familiar with the Bible department. Jarrod was diagnosed in third grade with a learning disability and has been involved in learning centers and Student Support Services his whole academic career. He understands what it is like to have a learning disability in college and how to succeed here at JBU. Jarrod is currently working towards his MS Degree in Higher Education Leadership.
Mrs. Brandy Roebuck
Mrs. Tedi Hollabaugh
Tedi has over 15 years of service at JBU (President’s office, Alumni, Facility Services, & the Soderquist Center). She joined Student Support Services October 2012. This is her first time working in academics at JBU and she is enjoying the opportunity to interact more with undergraduates. Tedi and her husband Ron (‘05) have two grown daughters (Melanie ‘00 & Dawn ‘04). They also have four fantastic grandchildren and one very spoiled Siberian Husky named Woodly (go Steelers!).