Dr. Patricia Jones

Patricia Jones , Ed.D.

Director of Education Department, Elementary and Early Childhood Coordinator, Professor of Education

Department of Education

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Education Background

Ed.D. Tennessee State University
Ed.S. Tennessee Technological University
M.S. Tennessee Technological University
B.S. University of North Carolina

About Dr. Jones

Moving to PC from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Patti Jones holds an Ed.D. in Administration and Supervision from Tennessee State University in Nashville. She taught kindergarten, fifth, and 7th grade language arts in Tennessee, and also worked 7 years as an elementary principal before moving to higher education.  She is a curriculum specialist and loves to write and work with new programming options to help teacher candidates as well as in-service teachers in the local community.

Before coming to PC, Dr. Jones worked as the Director of Accreditation for the Spadoni College of Education at Coastal Carolina University.  She worked with the department on accreditation and programmatic issues, and provided accreditation assistance to the campus at large. Prior to that, she served for ten years as the Associate Dean of Behavioral Science at Tennessee Wesleyan University in Athens, TN, and directed the Psychology, Sociology and Criminal Justice departments.

She has been published in several peer-reviewed journals and has presented at conferences in Oxford, England and Salzburg, Austria.

Her hobbies include baking, hiking, golf and crafting.