Mary Cassaday Jones
Mary Cassaday Jones holds a Florida Professional Educator Certificate in Elementary Education K-6, Business 6-12, Music K-12, and the Gifted Endorsement. She teaches general music, STEM Lab, and reading intervention at Midtown Academy, a center for gifted studies and literacy innovation located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Previously she taught rock band, chorus, drums and general music at Cross Bayou Elementary in Pinellas Park, Florida. She serves as an Equity Champion, a mentor to new music teachers, a curriculum writer, and is a Pinellas County Music Educators Association treasurer. A presenter at national conferences, she holds a BA in Music from Rice University, an MBA from Lake Superior State University and a Master of Music degree from the University of South Florida. Her educational technology certifications include Microsoft Innovative Educator and Ti:ME Level 2 Certification and she has extensive experience with the Canvas Learning Management System. When she isn't teaching, she is singing, biking, quilting or hanging with her spouse and her dog, Buddy Boy.