April 17, 2020
The Richmond R-XVI School District is excited to announce the hiring of Dr. Ginger Jones as the next Assistant Superintendent of Schools. Ginger has served as Principal at Holden High School for the past 11 years. Prior to becoming a principal, Ginger served as a high school business teacher and FBLA and DECA advisor at Holden High School and Trenton High School. Ginger is bringing in a total of 22 years of experience in education.
During her tenure as Principal, Dr. Jones has led the process of 1-to-1 technology implementation in her building, led her building as a model PLC and RtI school, increased the building APR, increased EOC scores including subgroups and implemented Project Lead the Way (PLTW). Holden High School has earned recognition from DESE as a Missouri Model School and recognition from US News & World Report as a top school in Missouri.
Dr. Jones earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education and a Bachelor of Science degree in Office Information Systems from Northwest Missouri State University, her Master of Science degree in Instructional Technology from Northwest Missouri State University, her Educational Specialist degree in District Administration from Northwest Missouri State University and her Doctorate of Education in District Administration from St. Louis University.
Ginger has been married to her husband John for 19 years and they have three children together. Their twin daughters J’Lee and GiGi are 14 years old and will be sophomores in high school next year. Their son Harrison is nine years old and will be in the fourth-grade next school year.