Andy Jordan Educational Biography
Andy Jordan Principal of Donovan Jr. Sr. High School, grew up in northwest Illinois and attended Stockton High School. After graduation from high school Andy Jordan attended Highland Community College, Northern Illinois University, Greenville University, Western Illinois University, and University of Illinois Springfield.
Before becoming an administrator, Andy Jordan taught Physical Education and Driver's Education for 6 years at West Prairie High School which was his first job in education. Andy Jordan came to the Donovan School District in 2019 after serving five years as an administrator in Illinois schools.
As a high school teacher, Mr. Jordan has served as a varsity boys basketball coach, assistant football coach, member of various committees (SIP, Handbook, Safety, Building Leadership, P.B.I.S., etc). Mr. Jordan was also on the IBCA (Illinois Basketball Coaches Association) as a representative of his district to vote on All-State Basketball Players for Class 1A/2A.
As an administrator, Andy Jordan has completed the 2021 levy for the district, managed a library to media center $65,000 project to bring the media center up to 21st century learning standards, participated in contract negotiations for the board, worked with most of the ISBE grants and grant reporting on the state IWAS system, and has led professional development planning for the district.
University Illinois-Springfield, Springfield, IL, 2020
Endorsement: Chief School Business Official (CSBO)
Western Illinois University, Moline, IL, 2016-2019
Major: Masters in Ed Leadership with Superintendent Endorsement (Ed.S)
Western Illinois University, Moline, IL, 2012-2014
Major: Masters in Educational Administration with Type 75
Greenville University, Greenville, Illinois 2010
Endorsements: Driver Education
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 2007-2010
Bachelor of Science, May 2010
Majors: Physical Education
Highland Community College, Freeport, Illinois, 2005-2007
Major: Associates of Arts Degree
Stockton High School, Stockton, Illinois, Class of 2005
High School Diploma
Andy Jordan's passion outside of education has always been basketball and raising money for underprivileged youth in his hometown. He had founded and organized the Stockton 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament from 2005-2018 which grew to 91 teams participating in 2011. He has also enjoyed being on the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association's Class A/AA All State Voting Committee. While in the position of head boys basketball coach Andy Jordan turned the West Prairie Varsity Team around and got them into the Illinois AP top 15 ranking for class 1A. For a complete resume click here. Principal Andy Jordan also has increased dual credit opportunities for Donovan students with neighboring districts. He has improved curriculum by supplementing curriculum with IXL for his schools. For more information and videos of school successes please visit Principal Andy Jordan's YouTube channel at: https://www.youtube.com/c/AndyJordanPrincipal