Kristy Boone has been teaching in the Jones County School District for eighteen years. She started her career in an elementary setting teaching various grade levels. She is now in her second year at Jones County Learning Center as a special education teacher working with elementary to high school students. She has a Masterís degree in gifted education, additional graduate coursework in special education in the area of emotional disabilities, and an administrator license. She is a natural leader and truly believes in working as a team and building one another up for success. She continues to challenge herself and gain the knowledge needed to successfully meet the needs of all of her students. Mrs. Boone is married to Rocky Boone, a science teacher and basketball coach at Northeast Jones High School. She has two children that are students in the Jones County School District.