Jackie Fullerton is in her 20th year of teaching and in her second year as Director of Bands at Cedar Creek Middle School. Before arriving at CCMS, Mrs. Fullerton spent 18 years at Forbes Middle School in Georgetown ISD, with 16 years as Director of Bands.
Under the direction of Jackie Fullerton, The Forbes Middle School Honors Wind Ensemble has earned consistent UIL Sweepstakes Awards and “Best in Class” awards at various music festivals throughout the state of Texas. In 2004 and 2017 the Forbes Middle School Honors Band was named a finalist in the Texas Music Educators Association State Honor Band Competition. In 2009, the Forbes Middle School Honors Band was invited to perform at the prestigious Midwest Clinic in Chicago, Illinois. The Forbes Middle School Band was presented with the prestigious John Philip Sousa Sudler Cup Award in 2010-2011. Mrs. Fullerton was honored as Forbes Middle School Teacher of the Year in 2011.
Mrs. Fullerton holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education and Oboe Performance from Texas Tech University. While a student at the University, she performed with the Symphonic Wind Ensemble under the direction of James Sudduth and Dr. John Cody Birdwell. Mrs. Fullerton also performed with the Symphony Orchestra and studied conducting with the guidance of Gary Lewis.
Mrs. Fullerton’s professional affiliations include: the Texas Music Educators Association, the Texas Bandmasters Association, Phi Beta Mu and Texas Music Adjudicators Association. Mrs. Fullerton is an active clinician in the state of Texas.
While not in the band hall, Mrs. Fullerton spends time with her family. Her hobbies include: running, shopping and reading.