Joseph Jones | Webster University

Joseph Jones

c-jonesAdjunct Faculty
School of Education




Dr. Joseph Jones “Chip” has been working as an Adjunct Professor of Education at Webster University over the past 25 years and has also spent the last 40+ years working in the field of education. Most recently he worked for Saint Louis Public Schools (SLPS) as a consultant at the district, building, classroom and student levels in support of students participating in the Voluntary Interdistrict Choice Corporation (VICC), within Saint Louis County. Focus has been spent in support of general education involving best instructional practices, culturally responsive teaching, equity, mindset, home/school/community involvement, and response to intervention. He also placed focus for Saint Louis in the areas of literacy and social/emotional/behavioral curriculum and intervention. Prior to that he was an Associate Superintendent in SLPS and provided leadership across special education, English as a second language, gifted, some alternative education, guidance counseling/social work, nursing and parent/student engagement. He completed 23 years as a Director of Special Education for Special School District of Saint Louis County which provided the opportunity to work in partnership with 23 school districts across Saint Louis County. He also spent 6 years in the southwest suburbs of Chicago as a Director of Student Services and 4 years as a teacher and assistant principal in Cape Girardeau.

Dr. Jones has a PhD in Educational Leadership from Saint Louis University and multiple certifications across both general and special education. He has worked as a teacher and administrator across early childhood, elementary, middle, high school, under graduate and graduate education in both general and special education over the course of his career. He has also worked with most ancillary and all related service programs areas. Multiple grants have been obtained/implemented and professional presentations given at the national, state, regional and local levels. Chip has been both a scout leader and soccer coach, held most roles in the church, and participated in a variety of community committees. He has a great family, loving wife, three adult children, and a few grandchildren. He enjoys family life, playing the guitar, nature study, home rehabbing, gardening/landscaping, and the study of Oregon Trail history.