Meet our Assistant Superintendent

Phone: (302) 645-6686


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Jenny Nauman

Mrs. Jennifer E. Nauman (Jenny) is a University of Delaware Magna Cum Laude graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Special Education. She has also earned her Master’s Degree from Wilmington University in Administration and has her National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certificate.  She worked as a second and third grade teacher as well as a reading specialist prior to coming to the Cape Henlopen School District in 2008.  Her Cape career began as an Assistant Principal at Rehoboth Elementary School.  For the past 8 years, she was the Principal of the 2013 National Blue Ribbon Award winning school, Richard A. Shields Elementary, in Lewes.  She is also the recipient of the Terrell Bell Award for Outstanding School Leadership. She also was the President of the Delaware Association of School Administrators (DASA) and Delaware Association of School Principals (DASP) where she advocates for all students, teachers, and principals in her state. As a member of the editorial board for Principal Magazine, Mrs. Nauman submits articles and reviews books. She was also named 2016 National Distinguished Principal for Delaware. Mrs. Nauman is married with two daughters, Elle and Anna, ages 13 and 15 and lives in Milton, Delaware.  You can find her on twitter at @JennyNaumanCape.  She is honored and excited for her new adventure as the Assistant Superintendent of the Cape Henlopen School District.