Jayme Jones named 2018 Maine NASSP National Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year
Augusta, ME – The Maine Principals’ Association (MPA) is pleased to announce that Jayme Jones, Assistant Principal of Greely High School, has been named Maine’s NASSP Assistant Principal of the Year. She will be honored by the MPA at its annual awards banquet at the Spring Conference on April 26, 2018, at the Samoset Resort in Rockport, Maine.
Ms. Jones received the award based on her accomplishments as a champion for all students. She is a catalyst for change and this has been evident in many of the programs and supports she has put in place so that all students can be successful. She has a genuine enthusiasm for the work that she does at Greely High School.
In announcing Ms. Smith’s selection as 2018 Maine’s NASSP Assistant Principal of the Year, MPA Executive Director Richard Durost noted, “The MPA is pleased to recognize Jayme Jones as the MPA/NASSP Assistant Principal of the Year! Jayme has helped to create and/or initiate student support services such as restorative disciplinary practices, a Response to Intervention program, and has developed a Student Support Team that supports all of the students at Greely High School. She’s the epitome of “team player” that we expect from all Maine Assistant Principals.”
Ms. Jones received her Bachelor’s degree in Secondary English from the University of Maine at Farmington in 2002. She then went on to earn her Masters of Educational Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2009.
She began her educational career in 2002 where she was an English teacher for nine years in Richmond, Virginia. The last two years in Virginia she was a part time teacher, part time assistant principal. She then moved to New Hampshire where she was an assistant principal for three years and for the past five years she has served as the Assistant Principal of Greely High School.
Ms. Jones is a member of the Maine Principals’ Association and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).
The Maine Principals’ Association is a professional association representing Maine’s K-12 educational leaders. The Association dates its history back to 1921 and focuses its work on promoting the principalship, educational leadership, and promoting and administering interscholastic activities in grades 9-12.