Cannon School Appoints Next Head

Christopher Jones PHotoOctober, 2018Cannon School in Concord, North Carolina, has announced that Christopher Jones will be the next Head of School. Currently Associate Director of Schools, Director of Finance and Operations, and Interim Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Development at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, Christopher is responsible for the overall administrative operations of Lab, including the budget and strategic planning; and he recently completed a $200 million renovation and expansion of the campus. Christopher received an A.B. in Philosophy from the University of Chicago in 2002 and an M.B.A. from University’s Booth School of Business in 2017. He is a ten-year member of the International Association of School Business Officers and sits on the University of Chicago’s Emergency Management and Council and Employee Benefits Committee.

Founded in 1969, Cannon School has quickly become a leader in JrK-12 education in Charlotte and the Southeast region. Serving over 1,000 students from Concord and the surrounding communities, Cannon offers a rigorous but balanced education that prepares students to meet the challenges of a dynamic and unpredictable future.