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Jody Jones discusses leadership with the Accelerate Institute

  • March 9, 2023

March 9, 2023 Accelerate Institute News

In 2018, Uncommon Schools’ Jody Jones won the prestigious Ryan Award for her transformational leadership as Principal at North Star Academy, where she helped lead students to meet or surpass in-state testing expectations compared to other New Jersey school districts. Five years later, Jones, now Uncommon’s Senior Director of School Support in Newark, caught up with the Accelerate Institute to discuss life after winning the Ryan Award, how she continues to create “equitable learning environments” for children, and her mission to build pathways to leadership for school leaders of color.

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