McGraw-Hill Education - VP National Urban Markets
From December 2010 until March 2013, Dwight Jones served as Superintendent of Clark County School District, the nation’s fifth largest school district. Previously, he served as Colorado’s commissioner of education for three and a half years. Under his guidance, the department refocused its efforts to better serve and support the field, partner with schools and districts on various initiatives, and strive to direct resources and intervention strategies to the districts with the most need. Dwight’s entire career has been devoted to public education, starting as an elementary school teacher in Junction City, Kansas, and later serving as principal for elementary, middle, and high schools, as well as assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction in Wichita, Kansas. In July 2009, the Education and Resource Development Institute recognized Dwight for his work by presenting him the “Mike Kneale – Excellence in Education” Administrator of the Year Award.