Jerri Johnson

Literacy Projects Manager

Dr. Jerri Johnson has served 20-plus years in the field of education. She has had the honor of serving as District English Language Arts Supervisor, Principal, Assistant Principal, Instructional Coach, Reading Specialist, and Classroom Teacher at various grade levels. Previously, she assumed the role of Assistant Professor for the Teachers College at Columbia University and founding Principal of a PreK-2nd grade school in Texas. Before this, she was Director of Education for the Community Impact Network, a place-based non-profit organization within the Normandy Schools Collaborative footprint in St. Louis, MO. In addition, Dr. Johnson taught at the post-secondary level as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Missouri. She earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Harris-Stowe State University. Subsequently, earning advanced degrees at the University of Missouri: Master and Educational Specialist Degrees in Educational Administration, then a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Education, with an emphasis on Teaching and Learning. Jerri is a member of the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, the International Literacy Association, and the National Council of Social Studies.