Cristy Cookston

Assistant Principal / Attendance Coordinator


About Me:

My name is Cristy Cookston. This is my 2nd year as Assistant Principal at Jasper Elementary School. I have taught Exceptional Education, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 4th grade and was previously the Reading Interventionist for grades K-4 before accepting the Assistant Principal job. I received my bachelor’s degree from Carson Newman University in 2000 in Special and Elementary Education. I received my master’s degree from Bethel University in 2017 in Instructional Leadership as well as being certified in ESL. I have two beautiful children, Luke and Emma Claire. I enjoy the outdoors, live music, my dog, good books and the list goes on! I take special pride in being the Assistant Principal at Jasper Elementary School. I have spent my whole educational career at JES. I am our students’ biggest advocate and cheerleader. We have an excellent staff that is willing to put in the hard work it takes to meet the daily needs of our awesome students.


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