Damian Jones

Head of School
Damian Jones joined The Center for Early Education as Head of School in 2022. Prior to his appointment to The Center, Damian spent 8 years as a Head of School in Washington, DC, 11 years as an Assistant Head of School in Chicago, IL, and several years as an executive director of an academic enrichment and secondary school placement program. Damian earned a BA from Oberlin College, an MA from DePaul University, and pursued additional graduate studies in curriculum and instruction at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Damian is a faculty member of the National Association of Independent Schools Aspiring Heads Institute.
The Center for Early Education, a socio-economically and culturally diverse independent school for children, toddlers through grade six, strives to graduate students who are joyful, resilient, lifelong learners. The Center embraces a philosophy of education that combines a nurturing, inclusive learning environment with an increasingly challenging academic program that addresses the developmental needs of each child.