Jennifer Kevern, currently a teacher at Trailridge Elementary, was named assistant principal of Trailridge at the May 21 Board of Education meeting. She will begin her new job in July 2015. This is a new position at the school.
A Lee’s Summit R-7 teacher since 1997, Mrs. Kevern recently completed the district’s Leadership Academy. At Trailridge, she is the Student Council sponsor and serves on a number of school teams including Emergency Operations Team, Partners In Education, Character Education, Student Safety Advisory and Site-Based Leadership Team.
She has presented several district workshops on literature circles and also served as a mentor for a cadet teacher and a student teacher.
Mrs. Kevern received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Avila University and her master’s degree in school leadership from Baker University.