The Principal

Phone: (859)381-3370


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts in Education - Learning and Behavior Disorders Master of Arts in Education- Instructional Leadership Professional Certificate for Instructional Leadership - School Superintendent

Michael B. Jones

Mike Jones attended the University of Kentucky, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Education, including teaching certifications in Special Education Learning and Behavior Disorders (K-12) and middle school social studies.  

While teaching at Tates Creek High serving students with disabilities, he enrolled at Eastern Kentucky University and earned a master’s degree in Instructional Leadership.  Upon completion of his course work, he was hired as an associate principal at Henry Clay High School. After completing the master’s program, he continued attending graduate school at EKU and received the certification required to hold the position of superintendent of schools. Mr. Jones later successfully completed the National Institute of School Leadership Cohort.

In June 2009, the School-Based Decision Making Council and the superintendent called on Mr. Jones to take the helm as principal at Crawford Middle School. He continues to include his team and and other stakeholders to build a culture and climate of teaching and learning.  He is fully committed to the students and staff of Crawford Middle School.  His goals include implementing the school’s mission to inspire learning for all students, provide continued support, and prepare them to excel in a global society.