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Payson High School

Jeff Simon serves as the Principal of Payson High School. His tenure in Payson began in 2013 when he assumed the role of Assistant Principal at Payson High School, a position he held until the 2016-2017 school year. Following this, Jeff was promoted to Principal in the 2017-2018 school year.

Throughout his time in leadership positions, Jeff has earned recognitions such as NASSP/ASA Arizona’s Principal of the Year for the 2020-2021 academic year and previously as NASSP/ASA Arizona’s Assistant Principal of the Year in 2016-2017.

Hailing from Craig, Colorado, Jeff embarked on his academic journey after graduating from Moffat County High School by attending Red Rocks Community College and later Regis University. In 2000, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Studies, Secondary Education. Continuing his pursuit of education, Jeff obtained two Masters of Science in Education degrees from Walden University. In 2007, he completed his first master's degree with an emphasis in Technology and Curriculum, followed by another in 2009 with a focus on Educational Leadership.

I still find it a blessing to be able to come to work every day to serve the students, teachers and families of our great community.

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