Jay Pearson

Jay Pearson

Assistant Superintendent, Region 4
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Jay Pearson is serving as Interim Assistant Superintendent of Region 4.  

Pearson began his career with FCPS in 1990, teaching social studies at Edison High, West Potomac High, and Lee High Schools. He was named IB diploma program coordinator at Edison High in 1999-2001, then served as administrative intern and assistant principal at Edison High. In 2004, he was named assistant principal then principal at Marshall High School. He served as principal at Marshall High School and was named the FCPS 2014 Principal of the Year and is the recipient of the Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award. He formerly served as an executive principal for Region 2. 

Pearson earned his graduate certificate in administration and supervision from the Johns Hopkins University, and a master’s in education from George Mason University (GMU) in secondary social studies. His bachelor’s degree in international studies was also conferred by GMU.