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Dr. Damon R. Jordan, Principal

Biography

 

damon-2014-2015Dr. Jordan’s teaching career began in the Philadelphia School District where he was a fourth  grade teacher for six months at Bluford Elementary School.  He then joined Abington School  District in 1998 as a teacher of grades five and six at Willow Hill Elementary for five years.  In addition, Dr. Jordan also served in the capacity of a School Reform Coordinator at Willow  Hill Elementary for two years. 

Dr. Jordan was the Curriculum Specialist at Overlook Elementary for two and a half years,  which included a five month assignment as Acting Principal, before accepting his current  appointment as Principal of Willow Hill Elementary in 2008. 

Dr. Jordan graduated with honors from West Chester State University with a Bachelor of  Science in Elementary Education.  He also received his Master of Arts in Education from  Gratz College and his Principal Certification from Gwynedd-Mercy College.  Dr. Jordan  earned his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Temple University.

As a school leader, Dr. Jordan’s visionary leadership style incorporates strategic planning,  collaborative decision-making, parent-community involvement, along with a sincere belief in student achievement and public education.  His philosophy of effective leadership is grounded in the conviction that with the creation and implementation of fully aligned, standards-based instructional systems, coupled with parent and community support, positive results become habitual. His passionate drive to produce steady and continuous improvements in student achievement is his greatest asset.


Administrative Staff

Principal

Damon R. Jordan
Voice: 215-657-3800
Email: damonjordan@abington.k12.pa.us

Secretary

Kristin Bruton
Voice: 215-657-3800 x 4302
Email: kristinbruton@abington.k12.pa.us

Curriculum Specialists

Cheryl Alexion
Voice: 215-657-3800 x 4103
Email: cherylalexion@abington.k12.pa.us

Special Education Coordinator

Jennifer Peszek
Voice: 215-657-3800
Email: jenniferpeszek@abington.k12.pa.us

Clerk

Tracy McGlynn
Voice: 215-657-3800 x 4300
Email: kristinbruton@abington.k12.pa.us