• Ira B. Jones Elementary


    The Ira B. Jones classroom opened in 2016!  

    Learn more about Ira B. Jones Elementary.

    The Jones Preschool classroom runs 8:00-2:30. 

    Preschool classes at all locations blend 3- and 4-year olds and implement the Creative Curriculum to support hands-on learning and whole child development.

 Tara Effingham

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Tara Effingham

Hi! This is the start of my 11th year teaching preschool and my 5th year at Jones! I love this age group! I am expecting my first child, a boy, in October. Some of my favorite things to do are work out, spend time outdoors with my dog, and eat dessert! 

 Porshia Finley

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Porshia Finley

Ms. Porshia has been an instructional assistant with the Preschool program for an amazing 21 years! She has two children and one sweet new grandson. She enjoys spending time with her family, working on DIY projects, and teaching young children. 
 
 Miriam Keeter

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Miriam Keeter

Ms. Miriam is about to begin her 5th year as instructional assistant in Preschool. She has three grown-up children and two granddaughters. When she’s not at school she loves spending time with her kids, reading, working on her house, and playing with her cats. 

 
 
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