Ed.D. in Educational Administration, 2006
School of Education
December 1, 2010
“It’s a joy to serve this community.”
Dr. Anne Jones has been the Director of Teacher Education at UC Riverside since 2007. Recently she was appointed Assistant Dean, Academic Programs and Student Affairs for the Graduate School of Education at UCR.
Dr. Jones earned a B.A. in Sociology and M.Ed. in Teacher Education from UCLA. She holds a California Professional Clear Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential and has taught elementary school in both private and public school settings.
Prior to beginning her doctoral program at UC Irvine, Dr. Jones worked in Irvine Unified School District in a program focused on full inclusion for students with severe disabilities. She completed her Ed.D. at UCI in June of 2006. Her dissertation was entitled: The Effects of Accommodations on Standardized Test Scores in Mathematics for Students with Special Needs and English Language Learners.
Dr. Jones began her career in teacher education at UC Irvine 10 years ago. She has authored evaluation studies on the academic efficacy of after school programs, and her research interests include language acquisition for children with autism and performance assessment for pre-service teachers. Her doctoral dissertation research, testing accommodations for students with disabilities, was presented at AERA.
Presently, Dr. Jones is very active in her adopted community in Inland Southern California. Her service includes the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools IHE/HR Advisory Committee, the Senate Select Committee on Autism and Related Disorders, Inland Empire Autism Regional Task Force, and the Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) and RIMS-BTSA Advisory Committees. She has also initiated the adoption of two local classrooms through the national No Excuses University Program and hopes to continue to expand this program annually. Dr. Jones mentors a local high school junior through the RUSD Human Resources Academy Program, and also serves on the steering committee for that program, which is the largest of its kind in the state. In addition, Dr. Jones is currently serving as research director for a regional ITQ (Improving Teacher Quality) grant funded through the California Postsecondary Education Commission.
As a representative of the UC, Dr. Jones works with the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) in several capacities. She is a member of the Board of Institutional Reviewers, and is currently serving as a member of CTC Committee on Accreditation.