Campus News

Karen H. Jones named outstanding educator

Karen H. Jones, a professor of occupational studies, has been named outstanding educator for the region by the Association for Career and Technical Education. She received the award in ACTE’s region II (which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia) after winning the state honor from the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education this past fall. Jones was recognized for her research on the preparation of vocational career and technical educators to work with students from special populations who are at-risk for failing or dropping out of school.