Mikey Jones Staff Photo
Subjects Taught
11th grade American Literature/Composition, Read 180

Education

05/2000  Rome High School, Rome GA

College Prep

 

05/2006     University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA

Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications, Minor in Theatre

          

05/2013     Shorter University, Rome, GA

Master of Arts in Leadership

Certifications:

v  GA TAPP Special Education Certification (July 2010-Present)

v  SP ED GENERAL CURRICULUM (P-12) CONSULTATIVE

SP ED LANGUAGE ARTS COGNITIVE LEVEL (P-5, 4-8, 6-12)



Experience

Special Education Resource/Inclusion Teacher                           Douglas County Schools System

August 2016-Present          Worked with learning disabled students in a high school resource and co-taught Reading/ELA setting and used a variety of instructional methods to differentiate and instruct.

            

Special Education Resource/Inclusion Teacher

September 2013-Present                                                               Dekalb County Schools

            Worked with disabled students in a high school co-taught Science/Math setting and used a variety of instructional methods to differentiate and instruct.

Special Education Resource/Inclusion Teacher

August 10- May 2013                                                                        Polk School District

            Worked with disabled students in a middle school resource language arts setting and used a variety of instructional methods to differentiate and instruct.

 

Special Education Inclusion Teacher                            

July 08-May 2010                                                                  Rome City Schools System

Worked with disabled students in an elementary school setting and used a variety of instruction methods and adaptive tools to teach disabled students.



Bio

Singer, songwriter, musician, actor and teacher,  Mikey Jones is a native of Rome GA.  He first discovered his gift of singing at the age of 8 while singing in church.   Mikey enjoyed sports and music as a child, and attended the city school system of Rome GA  where he graduated from Rome High School in the year of 2000.  

Mikey attended the University of West GA, where he majored in Mass Communications.  During his college career Mikey was also initiated into the most prestigious fraternity  in the world, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. Kappa Kappa Chapter.  During his college  career, he also was a part of the United Voices Gospel choir where he was an active soloist, as well as the Tenor Section Leader.  He also headed the United Voices Gospel Choir Drama Ministry. 

Also during his college years, Mikey performed numerous Open Mic Gigs for exposure  and still continues to do so in the Atlanta GA area.

During the past 10 years Mikey has taken an interest in addition to singing, learning  to play and teach himself to play the piano by ear.  Mikey’s ability to sing well has  allowed him to learn jazz theory and jazz chords at a faster rate than normal. He is  currently studying jazz theory with the phenomenal Jason L. Smith of the      (School of Piano Arts).  His songwriting ability has taken him to a new level since then.  Mikey has taken an interest in writing for other local artists as well.    

Since the year of 1995, Mikey has become an in-demand session musician and vocalist,  working with many local artists from his hometown Rome GA.  

Mikey has also been hired to travel and sing in numerous weddings and functions over  the past 10 years in which he has enjoyed doing.  Mikey has traveled out of state to  Boston, Alabama, Tennessee, to perform as well.     

Some of Mikey’s R&B influences are Stevie Wonder, Brian McKnight, John Legend, Anthony Hamilton,  Al Green, Marvin Gaye, and R. Kelly.  Mikey’s influential R&B groups consist of 112, Boyz II Men, New Edition, and The Temptations.

Mikey’s Gospel influences include the astounding and sensational Marvin Williams who is the minister of music at his church in Rome GA!  Brian Courtney Wilson, Vernon Williams, John P. Kee, Fred Hammond,  and Marvin Sapp.  

Mikey is currently working on his demo project as well as his debut album, which is to be released  later this year.  Mikey’s album will include a mixture of Jazz, Neo-Soul, and R&B.  There will also  be some catchy acoustical sounds that will make this album engaging as well as enjoyable.   Mikey’s lyrics are thought provoking and covers different themes such as struggle, love, and  self-discovery. 

Mikey enjoys using his gift of voice and music to uplift everyone.  He feels that his talent  is truly God given.

Mikey currenlty resides in Paulding County with his wife Rachael, and 3 children, Mikeyla, Nimaya, and Mikah.