My Story

Jackie Scott- Bell is a professional educator and children’s book author. She holds a Master of Education in Counseling and Human Development and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.  She has educated hundreds of students in the areas of social/emotional learning, academic development, and career readiness. She is the author of "Diversity is You and Me” and "Bullyanna.”  Her books teach children the importance of good character and how to develop positive relationships with their peers. The National Association of Black Journalists has selected her as the recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Book Award for “Bullyanna.”  She will be featured in the Author’s Showcase at the NABJ Annual Convention in August. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, she now resides in Northern Virginia with her family. 

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