2017 to Present
- Caldwell County Schools- Band director, general music teacher, and bus driver at Collettsville Elementary School.
- Music Director at Hudson United Methodist Church in Hudson, North Carolina
- Instructor at the Harper School for the Performing Arts
- Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Music Education from Wake Forest University
Current & Past Boards & Affiliations
- North Carolina Music Educators Association
- Northwest District Bandmasters Association Board Member
- 2011 Recipient of the Maxine Swalin Award for Outstanding Music Educator of NC.
Mr. Jonathan Beal is the son of the Honorable and Mrs. Beverly T. Beal. He was raised here in Lenoir and attended Caldwell County Schools; Lower Creek Elementary, William Lenoir Middle, and Hibriten High School. He graduated from Wake Forest University with a B.A. in Music Education and has been a teacher in the North Carolina Public Schools since 1994. He is currently the band director, general music teacher, guitar instructor, and bus driver at Collettsville School in Caldwell County, North Carolina.
Jonathan also serves as the Music Director at Hudson United Methodist Church in Hudson, North Carolina, and as an instructor at the Harper School for the Performing Arts. In 2011, Jonathan won the Maxine Swalin Award for Outstanding Music Educator of North Carolina. He lives in Lenoir with his son, Grainger Wesley Beal, who is a student at the Caldwell County Schools Middle College.