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Louise Jones (CA '90)


At the time of the Award, Louise Jones was:

George Washington Carver Academy
San Francisco, CA

Biographical Information

The success of students is Louise Jones's personal commitment as principal of George Washington Carver Elementary School. At a school specifically designed to improve racial integration, Ms. Jones has transformed a school beset with a multitude of problems into a model institution that won recognition as a California Distinguished School in 1989. In doing so, Ms. Jones established a number of academic programs to ensure her students' success, including programs to build self-esteem, establish language facility, and develop a model for cooperative learning. Setting high standards for academic performance and personal behavior, Ms. Jones emphasizes the importance of parent participation in their children's education.

Additional Information


University of San Francisco, B.A.