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The Principal


Phone: (859) 381-3512


Michael Jones

Michael Jones took the helm as principal at Mary Todd Elementary effective July 1, 2020.

Jones started his professional career as a counselor for the Hope Hill Children’s Home and later accepted his first teaching job at Western High School in Jefferson County. He joined Fayette County Public Schools in 2011, and taught science for seven years at The Learning Center and Southern Middle School prior to serving as behavior interventionist at The Learning Center.

Since 2018, he has also worked with Bluegrass Community and Technical College as the academic coordinator for their Upward Bound Program. Jones joined the team at Mary Todd Elementary in fall 2019 as the professional growth and effectiveness coach.

Jones earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary science education with an emphasis in biology and a master’s degree in secondary school counseling from Morehead State University, and holds principal certification from Western Kentucky University.