Assessment and Accountability

 Jan B. Hobbs is from Alleghany County and graduated from Alleghany County High School.  She attended James Madison University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. 
     After graduating from JMU, Ms. Hobbs started her career at Clifton Forge Elementary School teaching special education.  During her career at Clifton Forge Elementary, she pursued her Master’s Degree at Radford University with a concentration in Educational Leadership.  Her ultimate goal was to secure a position as a principal. 
     After teaching at Clifton Forge Elementary School for eighteen years and working on her administrative internship, Ms. Hobbs took a position teaching fourth grade at Callaghan Elementary School for two years and completed her administrative internship and her twentieth year teaching.
     When an assistant principal position became available at Alleghany High School, Ms. Hobbs took the job and remained in the position for five years until she met her career goal and became principal of Boiling Spring Elementary School, a position she held for five years.  Ms. Hobbs then moved to the Central Office as Director of Student Programs.  Two years later she became Director of Human Resources and Pupil Personnel.  She then moved back to the instruction office as Director of Assessment and Accountability. 
     Ms. Hobbs has two children: Benjamin Hobbs, who is married to Kelley Jo Hobbs.  They have two daughters, Emily and Zoey.  Her daughter, Jaimie Lomasney, is married to Nic Lomasney.  They have two daughters, Kensi and Larkin, and a son Hatcher.  Both children reside in Alleghany County.