Tiffany Bone, assistant superintendent for the Jacksonville, North Pulaski School District, is moving to the Fort Smith School Board effective July 1 to become assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction.
Fort Smith Superintendent Terry Morawski announced the selection of Bone on Monday.
“We are very excited that Dr. Bone will join the FSPS team,” he said in a statement. “She comes to our district with over 25 years of teaching and administrative experience and is highly recommended by those she has worked with.”
50-year-old Bone was cited by the Fort Smith system of 15,000 students for her focus on “making sure every learner is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged” and that “when they leave school, they have a payroll and” [are] equipped with the relevant skills to achieve a family-supporting income. “
Bone’s decision to leave the 3,700 young Jacksonville system comes just a week after Bryan Duffie, Superintendent of Jacksonville, North Pulaski, was selected and accepted an offer to become Deputy Superintendent and Elected Superintendent of the Alma School, effective July 1 District to become.
Duffie and Bone make up the top administrative team in the Jacksonville borough. Gregory Hodges previously served as Bone’s assistant superintendent but left the job late last year for personal reasons and the position was vacant.
In addition to her work in Jacksonville, Bone was the assistant superintendent of the Pine Bluff School District and the principal of the Bryant School District. During her PhD in Educational Leadership at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, she worked as a visiting professor and head trainer. Her work experience includes curriculum development, education administration, professional development, data analysis, professional and technical education, and strategic planning.
Bone has a bachelor’s, master’s and educational specialist degree from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia.