Former principal for 5 years
Ed.S. degree in Educational Leadership
M.Ed. degree in Elementary Education from the University of Florida
B.A. degree in Elementary Education from the University of Florida
Former Eastside Elementary Teacher of the Year (2010-2011)
Teacher of 2nd and 3rd grades at Eastside Elementary for 7 years
Successful completer of Regional Principal’s Leadership Academy (facilitated by the North East Florida Education Consortium)
A current participant in the Brian Dassler Leadership Academy (facilitated by the Florida Department of Education)
Dedicated to helping create positive learning environments for all students in Columbia County.
Mrs. Jernigan serves as the Title IX Coordinator for Columbia County Schools. For more information regarding complaints, or requests for additional information regarding discrimination or harassment of all types including sexual harassment or assault, please click here.
Former principal at Eastside Elementary, Columbia High, and Melrose Park Elementary.
M. Ed. In Educational Leadership from Florida A&M University
B.S. in Science Education from The Florida State University
Former Biology and Environmental Academy Teacher
Distinguished Educator Award-University of Florida
Graduate of the Commissioner’s Leadership Academy
Navy veteran, served on the USS Nassau-Norfolk, Va
- Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.