Dr. Keith JonesPrincipal
Dr. Jones has been an educator since 2007 and has held school leadership roles at the middle and high school levels since 2012. He most recently served as principal at Billy Mills Middle School in Lawrence, Kansas, and previously served as an assistant principal at Free State High School in Lawrence; principal at Chase Middle School in Topeka; an administrative intern in Blue Valley schools. He also taught high school journalism and English at F. L. Schlagle High School, and spent some time working as an adjunct professor for Baker University teaching Curriculum and Instruction courses for teachers aspiring to be administrators. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Florida A&M University in Journalism and Public Relations, his master’s degree in Educational Leadership at Pitt State University, and doctorate in Educational Leadership at Baker University. Dr. Jones is passionate about teaching to the whole child and helping students develop life skills, and brings experience working in corporate America and community organizations, as well as advocating for college and career preparatory programs. Dr. Jones has two sons: Leonjay (19) attends Mid-America of Nazarene University on a football scholarship, and Keith Jr. (7) is in second grade.