Jessica Jager- Assistant Principal

Jessica Jager- Assistant Principal

Mrs. Jager is excited to begin her sixth year at Barton Elementary by moving into the Assistant Principal role. Prior to her current role, Mrs. Jager served Barton as the Academic Specialist, Reading Interventionist, and Dyslexia Interventionist.

Mrs. Jager believes in building strong and meaningful relationships among students, parents, the community, and school staff and creating a positive learning environment where students feel safe, loved, valued, and respected. She believes that, as educators, it is our responsibility to design engaging and rigorous learning experiences that meet the needs of all students.

Mrs. Jager earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at the University of Texas at Arlington. She is a lifelong learner who loves reading current research about how students learn and effective teaching practices. Her life motto is “hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”  Mrs. Jager and her husband have three kids and live in Arlington, Texas.