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School system administrator

Gary Edmond Jones, American school system administrator. Recipient Outstanding Principal award, Indiana Congress Parents and Teachers, 1985.


Jones, Gary Edmond was born on November 27, 1938 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Son of Alvey Edmond and Gladys Louise (Probert) Jones.


Bachelor of Science, Youngstown State University, 1962. Master of Science, Indiana University, 1967. Doctor of Education, Indiana University, 1972.

Postgraduate, Valparaiso University. Postgraduate, Kent State University.


Administrative assistant to superintendent schools Geneva (Ohio) Area City Schools, 1962, TCHR., 1964—1966. Teacher Calumet Junior High School, Gary, Indiana, 1966—1968. Research analyst, coordinator dropout study Lake Ridge Schools, 1968.

Director Title I Elementary and Secondary Education Act, 1968—1971. Principal Stanbery Freshman School, Lancaster, 1972—1976, Donald E. Gavit Junior Senior High School, Hammond, Indiana, 1976—1986. Assistant superintendent curriculum and instructor Hammond School Systems, since 1986.

Member policy board Indiana Congress on Education. Board directors Lake Area Blood Service division. Chairman Lake County chapter American Red Cross, Indiana.

Board directors Hammond Education Found. Board managers Indiana Congress Parents and Teachers. Member council Christ Lutheran Church, Hammond, 1980—1982.

With United States Army, 1962-1964.


Member of Indiana University Alumni Association, National Council Social Studies, National Society Study Education, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Association Secondary School Principals, Indiana Secondary School Administrators (federal relations coordinator Indiana, executive committee), Knight Templar Club, Masons Club, Sigma Phi, American Legion.


Married Marilyn June Merritt, November 21, 1970. Children: Elizabeth Victoria, Merritt Edmond.

Alvey Edmond Jones

Gladys Louise (Probert) Jones

Marilyn June Merritt

Elizabeth Victoria Jones

Merritt Edmond Jones