Kawon Jones, Atlanta Heights Charter School
Georgia Charter Schools Association salutes Mr. Kawon Jones, an art teacher at Atlanta Heights Charter School. Mr. Jones was nominated by Atlanta Heights Principal Alisha Fisher. Read more about this wonderful educator below. You can also watch this amazing video, which demonstrates how he has supported and engaged students during the COVID-19 school closures. You can see another example of his work with students here.
How is Mr. Jones making a difference in their public charter school?
Mr. Jones is making an immense impact in his community. He consistently plans lessons that are reflective of the current status of the world and he makes art engaging and exciting.
How has Mr. Jones been innovative, supportive or adapted to distance learning during the COVID-19 crisis?
Mr. Jones has created a YouTube site to post virtual art lessons for our scholars. He also has a live art session every Wednesday where he teaches different aspects of art design while incorporating a guest artist weekly. It has been incredible for our Kindergarten through 8th graders.