The former principal of West Carroll Primary School, Andrew Jordan oversaw daily operations of a preschool to fourth grade elementary school in Savanna, Illinois. In addition to helping improve test scores by 20 percent and decrease school suspension rates, he implemented teacher peer observations and introduced programs such as Genius Hour and PBIS. Previously, Andrew Jordan served as teacher, basketball coach, and assistant principal with West Prairie High School in Sciota, Illinois.

Mr. Jordan holds a bachelor of arts in kinesiology and physical education from Northern Illinois University, where he was named to the Dean’s List and was a community adviser for two years. He received a master of arts in educational administration and an educational specialist degree from Western Illinois University, allowing him to serve as a school principal and superintendent.

Since 2011, Mr. Jordan has co-owned J3 Timing, a race timing company that times more than 300 5Ks, half-marathons, marathons, and triathlons each year. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball and golf.