Last Wednesday, The Jackson r-2 School District Board of Education officials gave their approval to Dr. Jessica Maxwell to be the next Associate Superintendent of Elementary Education and Student Services. She will start in her new role in July. She has served as the principal at East Elementary for the past four years. Before serving in her last role she served as the principal of South Elementary for four years prior. She began her career as an elementary educator at South Elementary in 2006. Max well is a graduate of Southeast Missouri State. She received both a masters and specialist degree from SEMO.