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Dean , language educator

Deneese LaKay Jones, American dean, language educator. Certified lifetime provisional teaching grades 1-7 Texas, 1974.

Background

Jones, Deneese LaKay Daughter of Ben and Theresa Lee Robinson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Texas Woman's University, Denton, 1974. Master of Education, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1991.

Career

Remedial reading teacher Dallas Indiana School District, 1971—1973. Teacher Bryan Indiana School District, 1977—1987. Assistant professor literacy education University Kentucky, Lexington, 1991—1997, associate professor, 1997—2005, director Center Study Academy Achievement Learning Environments, 1994—2005, associate dean Graduate School, 1997—2001, chair president's commission diversity, 2001—2005.

American Council Education fellow University Kansas, Lawrence, 2002—2003. Dean College Education and Human Services Longwood University, Farmville, Virginia, since 2005. Co-researcher Collaborative Center Literacy Development University Kentucky, Lexington, 1998.

Achievements

  • Certified lifetime provisional teaching grades 1-7 Texas, 1974.

Membership

Member Community Action Council, Lexington, 1994—1995, Even Start Project, Frankfort, 1995—1996, Mothers to Mothers, Lexington, 2002—2005, Educational Research Information Clearinghouse Clearinghouse Advisory Board Teaching and Teacher Education, Washington, 1997—1999. Board examiners National Council Accreditation Teacher Education, 2002. Member of National Association Multicultural Education, International Reading Association, College Reading Association, Association Teacher Educators (journal editor Action Teacher Education 1997—2000, President's Service award 1998, 2000), American Educational Research Association, American Council Education (fellow 2002-2003), Renaissance Group, National Reading Conference, American Association College Teacher Educators (chair special study group multicultural education 1992—2006, Service award), Kappa Delta Phi, Zeta Phi Beta, Phi Delta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading, music, theater.

Connections

Married Stephen Clyde Jones. Children: Stephanie Danielle, Monica Michele Martin.

father:
Ben Robinson

mother:
Theresa Lee Robinson

spouse:
Stephen Clyde Jones

children:
Stephanie Danielle Jones

Monica Michele Martin Jones