Ms. Keri Mahoney, Head Teacher
Ms. Mahoney, our Head Teacher, began her career at South Jefferson Elementary in 1997 as a third grade teacher after graduating from Shepherd University. She taught both third and fifth grade before obtaining her Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Shepherd University in 2006 and then her Administration certification from West Virginia University in 2007. Ms. Mahoney stepped into the role of Head Teacher in 2008. In her tenure, she has witnessed South Jefferson expanding from a school of 350 students to over 500 students and becoming the largest elementary school in Jefferson County. When asked about her job at South Jefferson, she states, "Every morning, when I walk through the doors of South Jefferson, I feel a sense of pride and love for the job that I do. I look at each student and staff member as an extended part of my family and I feel that I am blessed to be a part of South Jefferson Elementary".