Loretta Jones, EdD

Associate Professor


Dr. Loretta Jones has been a member of the Lynchburg College faculty since 1990. During her time at Lynchburg College, she has been recommended several times for the Shirley Rosser Award for Excellence in Teaching. Prior to joining the Lynchburg College faculty, she worked as a school psychologist for the Lynchburg City Schools, after initially beginning her professional career as a juvenile probation counselor in her hometown of Martinsville, Virginia. In addition to her responsibilities at the College, Dr. Jones is frequently called upon to consult with other professionals regarding assessment and programmatic issues.

Degrees and Certifications

  • BS in Psychology, Lynchburg College
  • MEd in School Psychology, James Madison University
  • EdS in School Psychology, James Madison University
  • EdD in School Psychology, University of Virginia
  • Certified as a school psychologist by the Virginia Department of Education and certified nationally by the National Association of School Psychologists

Professional Interests/Research

Dr. Jones continues her active involvement as a practitioner by providing consulting services and motivational speeches and workshops for local school divisions and agencies, both public and private. Her major interests include domestic multicultural affairs and assessment issues.

Information on Courses Taught

The instructional responsibilities of Dr. Jones include courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, across the departments of special education and counseling, as well as teaching educational psychology. She also serves as faculty supervisor for several graduate interns or undergraduate student teachers in special education.

Courses taught: Educational Psychology, Assessment of Exceptional Learners, Tests and Measurements, Psychoeducational Diagnosis, Developmental Psychology, Multicultural Counseling

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