CMC Breckenridge Alumnus (1999)
Amy Jackson graduated from the Colorado Mountain College campus in Breckenridge in 1999 and then completed her bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Denver. She then attended the Graduate School of Social Work at the University of Denver, graduating in 2003. At both CMC and the University of Denver, she never achieved less than a 3.9 GPA.
Jackson now works as the executive director of Advocates for Victims of Assault, Inc. in Summit County and has elevated the organization to one of the most effective and valued service organizations in the area. Jackson and members of her team bring hope to victims of trauma and they provide bullying prevention, youth education and suicide prevention programming for thousands of community members in Summit County.
Jackson was part of the team that launched the Peace Maker Campaign in the Summit School District that creates opportunities for students to learn about positive social behaviors, as well as demonstrate those behaviors in the classroom and at play.
Additionally, Jackson has coordinated the delivery of suicide intervention services for individuals in crisis. The program has become a trusted service and provides a safe intervention for individuals who may pose a threat to themselves or others.
Jackson’s highest levels of integrity, dedication and compassion to her community and those around her make her an exemplary CMC alum.