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2008 Faculty & Staff News

Dr. Deneese Jones has been appointed to the Executive Board of the Renaissance Group

September 5, 2008

Dr. Deneese Jones, Dean of the College of Education and Human Services, has been appointed to the Executive Board of the Renaissance Group, effective July 1, 2008. The appointment is for three years. The Renaissance Group is a national consortium of colleges and universities with a major commitment to the preparation of education professionals; one in every 10 teachers is educated in Renaissance Group institutions. Longwood University adheres to the Renaissance Group’s guiding principles that affirm the importance of the education of teachers as an all-campus responsibility, a campus culture that values and models quality teaching, the creation of partnerships with practicing professionals, the extensive use of field experiences in diverse settings, the adherence to high standards and accountability, a focus on student learning, the effective use of technology, and the development of teachers as creative and innovative leaders.