Windom Elementary School Principal...
Mr. Paden attended McPherson College and received a B.S. degree in Elementary Education. He received his Masters degree from Kansas State University and completed Doctoral classes there as well.
He began his teaching career in the McPherson School District teaching 1st, 2nd, and 5th grades for a total of five years. Mr. Paden has been in the Little River-Windom School District since the 1996-1997 school year, serving as the principal at Windom Elementary School.
Mr. Paden and his wife, Nikki, live north of Little River with their three boys (Jacob, Sutton, and Mason). He enjoys spending time with family, being outdoors, and exercising when time allows.
He loves the Little River, Windom, and Marquette communities and states "We just have great kids and wonderful parent and community support!"
Jon Paden, Principal
Windom Elementary School
USD 444 Little River
"A positive attitude is the most important thing you can give yourself, and you make that choice every day." - Rudy