Jonathan Jones has been named Headmaster at Discovery Academy. Jonathan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science from Westmont College. He holds a Masters degree in History from the University of Northern Colorado.
He has more than 40 years experience as a teacher and administrator in public and private high schools in Colorado, Virginia, California and Utah.
As Headmaster, Jonathan oversees academics at Discovery Academy, Oxbow Academy, Discovery Ranch, and RedCliff. “Students with special needs need a special approach,” Jonathan says. He says he was drawn to the Discovery program because of the personalized academic approach for each student. “It’s an ideal as opposed to the mass production that tends to be in most schools.”
As Headmaster, Jonathan says his primary role is to insure the integrity and viability of Discovery’s academic programs. “We have to make sure we’re united as far as goals, curriculum and methodology.”
Discovery Academy is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and the State of Utah. Jonathan has been a member of the state accreditation committee for the past twelve years.
He has also served as an officer in the United States Coast Guard. He and his wife are the parents of three grown children.