Jolene Dougherty

Jolene Dougherty is Principal of Alternative Education for the Capistrano Unified School District. In her 20+ years with the district, she has served as a teacher, elementary teaching assistant principal, assistant principal, principal, director, and executive director. For the last three years, she has lead California Preparatory Academy, an online/blended high school. In addition, she is the principal of a K-8 virtual school, an independent study program, and Adult Education. Ms. Dougherty is known for her ability to successfully integrate her knowledge of curriculum, technology, and online learning, while focusing on student learning.