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    Name: Dr. Tsimollo Jones
    Email: Tsimollo.Jones@slps.org 
    Room Number: 307W
    Subject(s): English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL 4) and Sheltered English Language Arts II (World Literature and Composition 250E)
     Virtual Office Hours: 10:00 a.m. -12:00 noon Monday-Friday
    Teacher Message  
    Parents and students, welcome to my web page!

    In an attempt to provide our students with continued learning during this quantine period, we will use virtual learning. Please visit my web page daily to see work assigned to students in each course by clicking on the course name on the left. Turn in your work via Microsoft Teams or email it to me until further notice.

    If you need help signing into Microsoft Teams, click on  the links below, or email me at Tsimollo.Jones@slps.org. When you email me, do not forget to include an adult in your home and Ms. Berry by CC'ing her at June.Berry@slps.org. Make sure to use your SLPS account.

     How to access Microsoft Teams

    Video: How to turn in assignments in Teams - Click on the link below.

    Very Important:Click on the link below to indicate whether or not you have access to a computer at home if you have not already done so.
    Weekly assignments are due by 11:59 p.m. on Friday.

    English 9-12   (2008)

    ESOL K-12   (2008)

    Special Reading K-12   (2008) 


    Pettus Foundation Award of Excellence

             2008 – 2009 School Year

    Emerson Excellence of Teaching Award

             November 1, 2009

    Was awarded a grant in the amount of $14,753.00 by Innovative Technology Education Fund to buy a Promethean Board, laptop cart, and net books for classroom use.

              November, 2011


    Featured in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 10th Edition, Volume V,


    Dr. Jones was born and raised in the "Mountain" Kingdom of Lesotho, Southern Africa, where she met her husband of thirty-seven (37) years, John W. Jones, who was a peace corp volunteer to Lesotho at the time. They are blessed with two daughters and one son. Things she enjoys doing for fun are cooking, singing, and writing poetry.


    Doctor of Education (Ed.D)- Missouri Baptist University. 

    Teaching Experience

    I have been working in the St. Louis Public Schools District for 18 years teaching ESOL, sheltered English Language Arts 1 and 2.  I have taught at various schools such as Ralph Bunche International Middle School (1 yr), Roosevelt High School (10yrs), and Gateway STEM High School (7 yrs). Prior to joining the SLPS school district, I taught English and History at the high school level for nine years in Lesotho and South Africa. For the next nine and a half years, I taught at Cicira College of Education, in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, as a Communication Skills in English lecturer from 1990 to 1999.