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Kathleen Jones Selected as Plank Junior High School Assistant Principal


SD308 Community Unit School District 

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Contact: Theresa Komitas
Phone: (630) 636-3660




Kathleen Jones Selected as
Plank Junior High School Assistant Principal

Kathleen Jones

Oswego, Ill. (June 8, 2021) Oswego Community Unit School District 308 Board of Education has approved Kathleen Jones as the new assistant principal at Plank Junior High School effective July 1, 2021.


Jones began her educational career as a paraprofessional in Orland Park, Illinois, for the Special Education Summer School program. Most recently she taught third grade at Westchester Intermediate School, Westchester, Illinois. “We are excited to welcome Ms. Kathleen Jones as Assistant Principal at Plank Junior High,” said Shannon Lueders, Director of Junior High Education.  “Ms. Jones comes to us with experience as a teacher-leader, having served as a grade-level chair, and will contribute greatly to the Plank administrative team.”


Ms. Jones obtained a Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education/History, Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois; English as a Second Language Endorsement, American College of Education; Master of Education, Administration, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois. "School District 308 helps each child reach their fullest potential and I can't wait to be a part of it,” said Jones. “As the newest Assistant Principal at Plank Jr. High, I am looking forward to working with the students, the families, and the staff. I can't wait to use my passion for education and leadership to continue the great learning happening at Plank Jr. High."