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Jacob Jones
Professional Summary
With over a decade of experience as a teacher leader and educator in public elementary education, Administrative Certification, and Adjunct Professor for George Mason University teacher preparation program.  Cultivating strong engaging relationships with students, parents, and colleagues, motivated by a deep growth-mindset to reach my full potential.  Listening empathetically, communicating clearly, and evaluating what has been heard, I develop a vision for the future.
  • Growth-Mindset Leader
  • Strategic Planner
  • Connected Educator
  • Critical and Creative Thinker
  • Effective Communicator
  • Innovative Problem Solver
Postgraduate Professional License
  • Virginia Administration and Supervision PreK-12
  • Virginia Collegiate Professional License, Art Education PreK-12

Postgraduate Professional License (Status: Open- Pending DPI review, Expected by June 2016)

  • North Carolina Administration and Supervision PreK-12
  • North Carolina Collegiate Professional License, Art Education PreK-12
Pennsylvania Instructional I Certification, Art K-12
Leadership/Teaching Experience
Elementary Art Teacher 08/2008 to Present
Fairfax County Public Schools, Wolftrap Elementary School Vienna, VA
  • Initiate and encourage critical, creative thinking skills as it relates to each unit of study.
  • Deliver meaningful elementary art curriculum supported by FCPS Visual Arts Program of Studies (POS) weekly to 580 students K-6.
  • Create, provision for, and implement lessons for nearly 125 children daily.
  • Evaluate artwork throughout the school to create school and county showcases and installations.
  • Provide art grades for all students K-6.
  • Develop supportive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues.
Adjunct Professor 01/2016 to Present
George Mason University Fairfax, VA
  • Teaching AVT 494: Strategies in Art Room K-12
  • Guide students in effective teaching strategies supporting the varying grade levels to ensure student comprehension.
  • Teach approaches for differentiated learning in order to meet the demand of special needs and abilities of students including those at-risk, culturally different, disabled, challenged, and gifted.
Specialist Collaborative Team Leader 08/2012 to Present
Fairfax County Public Schools, Wolftrap Elementary School Vienna, VA
  • Unify the school's largest team of teachers.
  • Collaborate as a member of the school's Instructional Council.
  • Support school wide goals relating to executive functioning.
  • Facilitate creation of the master schedule draft for administration approval.
Lead Elementary Art Teacher 09/2011 to Present
Fairfax County Public Schools, Madison Pyramid Vienna, VA
  • One of twelve teachers selected from 250 elementary art teachers to facilitate pyramid initiatives, collaboration, and professional development.
Elementary Art Resource Teacher 08/2013 to 06/2014
Fairfax County Public Schools, Fine Arts Office Fairfax, VA
  • Mentor and support first year elementary art teachers.­ 
  • Assist the Fairfax County Fine Arts Office with in-service planning and curriculum development.
Elementary Art Specialist (Wed) 08/2007 to 06/2008
Fairfax County Public Schools, Crossfield Elementary School Herndon, VA
Elementary Art Specialist (Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri) 08/2007 to 06/2008
Fairfax County Public Schools, Waples Mill Elementary School Oakton, VA
Elementary Art Specialist 08/2002 to 02/2005
Fairfax County Public Schools, Bonnie Brae Elementary School Fairfax, VA
Calligraphy and Mixed Media Instructor, Summer Art Program 06/2003 to 07/2003
Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax High School Fairfax, VA
  • Instructed students in the art of calligraphy.
  • Helped students explore mixed media through printmaking, tissue paper, oil pastels, and a number of other media.
Educational Leadership Program: Graduate School of Education Jun 2014 George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
Master of Arts: New Professional Studies- Teaching Aug 2006 George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
Bachelor of Science: Education, Major in Art Education Dec 2001 Messiah College - Mechanicsburg, PA Core classes taken at Temple University in cooperation with Messiah College
Penn State Altoona - Altoona, PA

Member, National Art Education Association (NAEA), 2008-Present

Member, Virginia Art Education Association (VAEA), 2008-Present
Member, American Federation of Teachers (AFT), 2008-Present

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Previous Companies:

  • Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Wolftrap Elementary School
  • George Mason University

Previous Job Positions:

  • Elementary Art Teacher
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Specialist Collaborative Team Leader
  • Lead Elementary Art Teacher
  • Elementary Art Resource Teacher


  • George Mason University
  • Messiah College
  • Penn State Altoona

Level of Education:

  • Educational Leadership Program
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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