Hello! My name is Holly Jones and I am proud to be the MYP Coordinator, Instruction Coach, and Core Plus Teacher here at Century. This is my 9th year in the role of coordinator and coach, and an exciting year to step back in the classroom teaching Creative Writing and Junior Great Books. Before this I taught 18 years in the classroom. The role of IBMYP coordinator and Instruction Coach allows me to work with every teacher in the school, so now I am essentially in every classroom. As the MYP coordinator, I work with teachers to fulfill the IBMYP philosopy, help them plan, co-teach, and observe classrooms. Additionally, I work with the International Baccalaurete to ensure that our program is aligned with their expectations. As an Instruction Coach, I work with many Professional Learning Communites in Century as well as coach teacher to perfect their craft.
I began teaching in 1996 and I am one of the few origianl staff members here at CMS. Yep, that's 23 years of service to Century and 25 years of service to Distict 12! For my teaching years, I have taught both 7th and 8th grade language and literature.
As I begin this journey in my 25th year in education, I look forward to the challenges these multiple roles may bring.