The Bibb County School District welcomed Dr. Curtis L. Jones Jr. as Superintendent on April 6, 2015.
Dr. Jones immediately began working on Bibb County School District’s Strategic Plan, “Victory in Our Schools,” with a focus on the Vision – Each student demonstrates strength of character and is college or career ready. His Strategic Goals are Goal 1 – Increase Student Achievement; Goal 2 – Increase Student and Stakeholder Engagement; Goal 3 – Increase Leader and Teacher Effectiveness; Goal 4 – Be a Reliable Organization; and Goal 5 – Learning and Growth. These goals will assist the district with its mission of developing a highly trained staff and an engaged community dedicated to educating each student for a 21st century global society.
During his 19-year career in education, Dr. Jones has been a JROTC Instructor, high school principal, and assistant superintendent. Before becoming an educator, he served in the United States Army from 1977-1997, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. Dr. Jones is a 1977 graduate of United States Military Academy at West Point.
Dr. Jones has received numerous accolades and awards during his tenure in education. He currently serves as a governing board member for the American Association for School Administrators (AASA) and Past President for the Georgia School Superintendents Association (GSSA). He received the Bill Barr Leadership Award from GSSA in 2016 the President’s Award in 2012. Also, he was one of the finalists for the 2015 Georgia Superintendent of the Year Award. He has served as a member of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission Ethics Task Force.
He is married to Evelyn, an elementary school principal. They have 3 children and are the proud grandparents of 2 granddaughters.