|Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction|
|Chief Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction|
|High school||Skyline High School|
|Bachelor's||Utah State University|
|Master's||Idaho State University|
|Place of birth||Bonneville County, Idaho|
Jones is a fourth generation Idahoan, raised in Bonneville County. She graduated from Skyline High School and went on to earn both her Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in special education from Utah State University and Idaho State University, respectively.
Jones launched her career as an educator when she took a job teaching at Idaho Falls School District 91, a school she herself had attended as a child.
Jones served as chief deputy under former Democratic Superintendent of Public Instruction Marilyn Howard, who was succeeded by Tom Luna in January 2007. After Howard left office, Jones moved on to a different role within the field. She was hired by a national consulting firm to be vice president of an educational services practice called MAXIMUS, a position she continues to hold as of January 2014.
- Skyline High School
- Bachelor degree in Special Education - Utah State University
- Master degree in Special Education - Idaho State University
Jones is running for election to the office of Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction. Jones is seeking the Democratic nomination in the primary on May 20, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.
Jones resides in Idaho Falls with her husband, Ross. She and Ross have adult daughters together as well as three grandchildren.
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