At Thursday’s Board of Education meeting, the school board approved the contract of Dr. Amanda Jarvis to become the next principal of Roanoke-Benson High School, beginning July 1, 2023.

Dr. Jarvis is currently principal at Bloomington Junior High, having served there since 2020. Prior to that, she was associate principal at Bloomington High School from 2012 to 2020. Dr. Jarvis also has administrative experience in Decatur as well as teaching experience in Decatur and Danville. 

Dr. Jarvis earned a B.S. in English from Southern Illinois University; a M.S. in Educational Administration from Eastern Illinois University, and a Doctorate in Education from Illinois State University. She is the mother of two children, a college student and a high school senior.


Please join us in welcoming Dr. Jarvis to her new position and the Roanoke-Benson