TLC 2018

Jessica Johnson

Jessica Johnson is an Elementary School Principal and District Assessment Coordinator in Wisconsin. She is the 2014 Wisconsin Elementary School Principal of the Year. She has previously taught in Minnesota, where she earned her bachelor of arts degree at Bemidji State University. She taught and worked as an instructional coach and assistant principal in Arizona, earning her master’s degree at Arizona State University. Jessica is also an adjunct professor in the Educational Leadership Department at Viterbo University.

In addition to The Coach Approach to School Leadership (ASCD, 2017), she is also the co-author of Breaking Out of Isolation: Becoming a Connected School Leader (Corwin, 2015) and has a self-published childrens novel, Adventures in Blockworld: A Novel for the Young Minecraft Fans. You can follow Jessica on Twitter as @PrincipalJ or find her personal blog at