Dr. Jackie Grimm – Founding Director 1998

Dr. Jackie Grimm has been an educator in Georgia and Florida since 1977. She has served in the capacity as a teacher of French and English, Chairperson of the Foreign Language Department, Director of the Drop-Out Prevention Program which received the Governor’s AwarGrimm.jpgd and Disney’s Teacheriffic Award, and as the Curriculum Resource Specialist. Dr. Grimm also taught at Valencia Community College as an adjunct professor of French. She has been responsible for teacher training and inservice development for educators across the country. She also serves as chairperson for schools’ accreditation teams for the Southern Association for Colleges and Schools.

Dr. Grimm received her B.A. degree from Georgia State University, her Master’s degree from West Georgia College and was awarded her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Walden University. Dr. Grimm is the Founding Director of Operations for New Dimensions High School, Kissimmee’s first and oldest Charter School in Osceola County since 1998. Dr. Grimm has been heavily involved with the management of the school facilities, construction, and renovations, developing and maintaining a sound fiscal budget, and overseeing the general and successful operations of New Dimensions High School.