Please welcome Dr. Brenda Jones

Dr. Brenda Jolivette Jones will serve as dean of business and technical education for San Jacinto College (SJC) South.

Jones returns to SJC after serving as program coordinator for the Central campus corporate education department and as an adjunct business professor. She previously served as dean of technical and professional education at Galveston College and worked for Lee College Huntsville Division as the division chair for instructors at four Texas Department of Criminal Justice Prison Units.

“I am committed to providing an environment that is conducive to teaching and learning,” said Jones. “In collaboration with my faculty and staff, I hope to provide high-quality educational programs and services that creates accessible learning opportunities for all our students. It is my belief that as educators, it is imperative that we assist our students in fulfilling their individual needs as well as effectively address our community needs by offering programs and courses that prepares our students to effectively function in the workforce.”

Jones earned her doctoral degree from Texas A&M University, her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Houston –Clear Lake, and is a graduate of Lee College.

She is the mother of five children and resides in Pasadena with her husband, John Jones.

“I am excited about the energy I feel from everyone that works for this College,” said Jones. “I look forward to collaborating with my colleagues to assist in providing an atmosphere where our college is viewed as a visionary learning college that is designed to engage student learning and create successful 21st century learners.”