John A. Jones
Chief Academic and Accountability Officer
30 years as a teacher, principal, and assistant superintendent in North Carolina and South Carolina. Assisted in implementing a variety of alternative programs that helped achieve a district rate of 94.2 % cohort graduation. Helped start Union County Virtual, a home-grown virtual school that offered over 36 online courses to the students of Union County Public Schools, NC. During his 9 years as Middle School Director and Assistant Superintendent, co-led one of the very first 1:1 device deployments in Union County, NC. (25, 000 devices, Grades 3 -12).
Performed in three regional operas in Charlotte over the past 10 years.