Tom Jones Educator of the Year

The Dalton Education Foundation would like to announce:

Tom Jones

They are now taking applications for THE TOM JONES EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD for the 2017-2018 school year!

This endowed award is named in memory of Mr. Tom Jones, a prominent Dalton businessman who served on the Dalton Board of Education for 26 years and was chairman from 1967 to 1986. The award was started in 1987. Jones, who was co-founder of J&J Industries, Inc., was a native of Dalton and a product of Dalton Public Schools. He is fondly remembered as an avid supporter for Dalton and the school district.

Last year’s winner was Ms. Pam Massingale who is the Assistant Principal at Morris Innovative High School and has taught a total of 30 years, with five of those years being with the Dalton Public Schools.

Anyone may nominate an educator in Dalton Public Schools who has been employed by the district for a minimum of three years.

Please see attached Announcement for more information and the attached Nomination Form or find the appropriate documents at the Dalton Education Foundation website: Deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, March 30, 2018.

Nominations should be sent to:

Dalton Education Foundation

P.O. Box 1408

Dalton, GA 30722-1408


You may e-mail the requested nomination form to:

Supporting Documents