Bibb County School District welcomed Dr. Curtis L. Jones Jr. as Superintendent
of Schools on April 6, 2015.
Prior to joining the Bibb County School District, Dr.
Jones served as a leader in the Griffin-Spalding County School System for more
than a decade. He was Superintendent of Griffin-Spalding County School System from
2009 to 2015, and prior to that, he served as Assistant Superintendent of
Administrative Services from 2005 to 2009. He served as Principal of Griffin
High School from 2001 to 2005. He was a JROTC instructor at Griffin High School
from 1997 to 2001. Prior to his experience in education, Dr. Jones served in
the U.S. Army from 1977 to 1997. His assignments included everything from
Platoon Leader and Company Commander to Battalion Executive Officer, and
Division and Major Command Staff Officer, to include the Pentagon in
He received his Bachelor of Science in Political
Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1977. He has a
Master of Business Administration from Albany State College, an Education
Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Lincoln Memorial University,
and an Education Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern
University. He also holds certificates in Military Art, Leadership Griffin, and
the Georgia Department of Education’s Institute for New Leaders.
Dr. Jones has received numerous accolades and awards
during his tenure in education. He currently serves as a governing board member
for the American Association for School Administrators and the
secretary/treasurer for the Georgia School Superintendents Association. He
received the President’s Award from the Georgia School Superintendents
Association in 2012 and was named the Good Corporate Citizen of the Year by the
Griffin-Spalding Chamber of Commerce in 2012. He served as a member of
the Georgia Professional Standards Commission Ethics Task Force. In addition,
under his administration the Griffin-Spalding County School System Board of
Education received various awards including Board of Distinction by the
Georgia School Boards Association in 2012 and Quality School Board by the
Georgia School Boards Association in 2013.
“Dr. Jones was one of the finalists for the 2015
Georgia Superintendent of the Year Award and is President-Elect of the Georgia
School Boards Association. He holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S.
Army and is a graduate of the esteemed United States Military Academy at West
Point. The consensus of the Board is that they are bringing in one of the best
- someone who has demonstrated success and who will bring the district team and
community together to improve the schools, the district, and the community by
putting the needs of the students first,” Board members said in a joint
statement during the announcement of Dr. Jones as the sole finalist for
Superintendent of Schools.
He is married to Evelyn, an elementary school principal. They have 3 children and are the proud grandparents of 2 granddaughters.