Sun. Apr 14th, 2024


  • K.D. Jones, a teacher at R.H. Radley Elementary School, won the Outstanding Technology Educator of the Year award at the Northwest Council for Computer Education Conference.
  • She was recognized for her innovative teaching methods and dedication to providing quality technology education to her students.

Teachers play a significant role in shaping the future, yet their efforts often go unnoticed. However, K.D. Jones, a devoted educator at R.H. Radley Elementary School in East Helena, was recently honored for her exceptional work. With nearly two decades of experience, Jones has made a lasting impact on her students and colleagues.

At the recent Northwest Council for Computer Education Conference, Jones was named the Outstanding Technology Educator of the Year, beating out other nominees from the region. Her commitment to teaching website design, coding, and info-graphics, among other subjects, has set her apart in the field of education.

Jones’s colleagues and students commend her for going above and beyond in her role as a school librarian and media instructor. Principal Gus Somerfeld expressed how crucial Jones’s presence is at R.H. Radley Elementary, emphasizing that without her, essential aspects of the school community would be lacking.

As a lifelong learner herself, Jones values the opportunity to share knowledge and inspire her students to explore the world of technology. Her recognition as the Outstanding Technology Educator of the Year serves as a testament to her dedication and innovative teaching methods.