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Twanjua Jones in a fuchsia dress with beaded necklace

Phone: (859) 381-3533

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Twanjua Jones

Twanjua Jones took the helm as principal at Morton in July 2020 with 24 years of experience in education. She began her career as a high school math teacher in North Carolina, where she also was a principal intern, assistant principal, and principal. She moved to Kentucky in 2007 and served for seven years as the associate principal at Morton before joining the district leadership team as a minority administrative intern. In 2014 she was named principal of Yates Elementary School.

Jones earned her bachelor’s degree in secondary mathematics education from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, a master’s degree in school administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Rank I in educational leadership from the University of Kentucky, where she is also pursuing her doctoral degree.