Editor’s Note: A series of short human interest stories about the newly named National Superintendent of the Year®, Curtis Jones Jr. of Macon, Ga.
Prize-Winning EssayistTodd Dugan is in his first year as superintendent of Bunker Hill Community School District 8 in Bunker Hill, Ill., and he’s also a first-rate essayist.
Superintendent Ember Conley shared ideas on dealing with the opioid crisis as it affects school-age children.
Curtis Jones Jr. described his reaction to being named the 2019 National Superintendent of the Year® at the AASA national conference’s 1st General Session. He talked about the message he hoped to share with fellow educators over his year in the national limelight. Jones leads the Bibb County Schools in Macon, Ga.