Doctor of Philosophy in Education - University of Tennessee, Knoxville; 2008
Master of Arts in Education - West Virginia University; 1984
Bachelor of Arts in Education - Glenville State College; 1975

Academic Honors

Glenville State College Faculty Marshal; 2010 - Present
Curtis Elam Professor of Teaching Excellence; 2005-08

Courses Taught

Quantitative Analysis I and II
Introduction to Statistics
Teaching Business and Marketing in Middle and Adolescent Education (5-Adult)
Internships and Work Experience
Applied Business Communication
Professional Office Procedures
Office Software
Abbreviated Writing
Introduction to Business
Business Law

Current Professional Organizations

West Virginia and National Education Association (WVEA and NEA)
West Virginia and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (WVCTM and NCTM)
Appalachian Association of Math Teacher Educators (AAMTE)
Association of Math Teacher Educators (AMTE)
Appalachian Collaborative Center for Learning, Assessment, and Instruction in Mathematics (ACCLAIM)
West Virginia and National Business Education Association (WVBEA and NBEA)

Previous Teaching Experience

Gilmer County High School, 1981-88


Glenville State College Outstanding Faculty Award, 2010
Gilmer County Teacher of the Year, November 1987


John Shaw Scholarship, 1972-75


Jones, S. (2009). Leaving Home Was Not an Option. Rural Mathematics Educator, 8(1).

Jones, S. (2008). Two Mathematics Lessons published in Mathematics in Rural Appalachia: Place-Based Mathematics Lessons, edited by T. M. Hopkins & V.M. Long.

Jones, S. (2008). A Comparison of Why Rural Matters 2007: The Realities of Rural Education Growth, published October 2007, and Why Rural Matters 2006: The Facts about Rural Education in the 50 States, published May 2005. Rural Mathematics Educator, 7(1).

Jones, S. (2006). [Synthesis with rural implications of Alan Schoenfeld's "What Doesn't Work"] (Rural Mathematics Education Digest No. 8). Athens, OH: Appalachian Collaborative Center for Learning, Assessment, and Instruction in Mathematics.

Jones, S, et al. (2006). The third ACCLAIM research symposium: Mathematics education: reform and resistance in the lifeworlds of rural schools and communities. (Occasional Paper No. 14). Athens, OH: Appalachian Collaborative Center for Learning, Assessment, and Instruction in Mathematics.

Jones, S. (2006, April). ACCLAIM doctoral program is making a difference. Rural Mathematics Educator, 5(1).


"Department of Business Accomplishments"; Glenville State College Board of Governors; April 13, 2011

"Bring Back the GSC Beanie!"; Fall Convocation Keynote Address; August 20, 2010

Business Careers and Majors Presentation to Walton Middle School Students; March 24, 2010

"How to Write a Proposal"; ACCLAIM Research Symposium; Newark, OH, May 24-26, 2009

"Internet Courses; Experiences & How To"; GSC Professional Development Series; November 20, 2008

"The Question of Learning Equity between Online and Onsite Undergraduate Mathematics Courses in Rural Appalachia"; AAMTE Regional Conference; Williamsburg, KY, November 8, 2008 and ACCLAIM Research Symposium; Newark, OH, May 24-26, 2009

"Lesson Study from Multiple Perspectives"; AMTE National Conference; Tulsa, OK, January 25, 2008

"Utilizing Geometer's Sketchpad and Peanut Software"; Glenville State College Geometry Class; 2 presentations; November 2007 Oral Comprehensive Exam Presentation; October 2007

"Utilize Free Interactive Software to Deepen Mathematical Understanding"; WVCTM State Conference, Flatwoods, WV; March 2007

Panel Presentation; ACCLAIM Research Symposium; May 2006


ACCLAIM Seminar; July 2011
ACBSP Conference; Indianapolis, IN; June 2011
WVBEA Conference; Flatwoods, WV; December 2010
AAMTE Regional Conference; Huntington, WV and Lexington, KY; September 2004 and 2005, November 2008, February 2010
AMTE National Conference; January 2006, 2008
ACCLAIM Research Symposium; May 2006 , April 2007, May 2009
NCTM National Conference; Atlanta, GA; March 2007