Jon Paul Campbell
Jon Paul Campbell is a native of Albertville, Alabama. He received his BS and MS in Music Education and his Ed.S. in Administration from Jacksonville State University. Dr. Campbell received his Ph.D. in Educational Administration with an Emphasis in Instructional Technology from the University of Alabama in May, 2000.
Dr. Campbell served as Band Director at Hokes Bluff High School from 1985 to 1995. During that time his marching and concert bands consistently received superior ratings and championship awards in State and National band competitions. He has continued to adjudicate band festivals and competitions throughout the Southeastern United States
Dr. Campbell was Assistant Superintendent in the Etowah County School System from July, 2006 – October, 2010. He was named Superintendent of the Jacksonville City School System in Jacksonville, Alabama in November, 2010 where he served through 2015. While Superintendent in Jacksonville, Dr. Campbell was invited to the White House as one of 100 Future Ready Superintendents to participate in the Future Ready Superintendents Summit. The Jacksonville City School District One to World iPad Initiative was recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2014-2016.
In 2015 Dr. Campbell returned to the Etowah County School System and served until his retirement as Director of Operations, Personnel, and Safety.
In August, 2018, Dr. Campbell accepted a part time retirement position with the Alabama State Department of Education as a Leadership Coach working with principals in Central Alabama.
Dr. Campbell is a member of School Superintendents of Alabama, The American Association of School Administrators, The Alabama Association of School Personnel Administrators, The Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools and the International Society for Technology in Education. Dr. Campbell is married to Anita Campbell, a career educator, and has two sons. Tyler is a JSU graduate who is currently completing his residency in Internal Medicine and serves as an active duty Captain in the United States Air Force. Ryan, is also a Jacksonville State University graduate and is currently employed as a Project Manager for Ra-Lin and Associates of Oxford, Alabama.