Hawker Brownlow Education


Jessica Kanold-McIntyre


Jessica Kanold-McIntyre is principal of Aptakisic Junior High in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. She oversees RTI implementation and focuses on teacher instruction. Jessica is also the district mathematics leader.

As principal, Jessica has developed and implemented a districtwide process for the Common Core State Standards and has helped to create and implement a curriculum guide for Prealgebra, Algebra 1, and Algebra 2. She previously served as assistant principal at Aptakisic, where she led and supported special education, response to intervention, and EL staff through the professional learning communities process.

Jessica’s teaching experience includes serving as a math teacher for traditional and honors students. She was the pilot teacher for Promethean Interactive whiteboard technology in her district, helping to develop what the district now considers the 21st century classroom. She is the trainer of trainers for Promethean in her district and is highly proficient in SMART software. As an educator, Jessica is committed to providing students with cutting edge 21st century experiences that engage and challenge them.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Wheaton College and a master’s degree in educational administration from Northern Illinois University.