Accredited Automotive and Transportation School
Jones Technical Institute is licensed by the Florida Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education (License #5115). Contact with the Commission may be made as follows: Florida Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, (888-224-6684) or http://www.fldoe.org/cie/
Jones Technical Institute is accredited by The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), 2101 Wilson Blvd. Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22201 (www.accsc.org/Directory/index.aspx). ACCSC is a private, nonprofit, independent accrediting agency whose goal is maintaining educational quality in the career schools and colleges it accredits by striving to assure academic excellence and ethical practices. ACCSC is a member of the Council of Recognized National Accrediting Agencies (CRNAA).
INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
Jones Technical Institute is a member of the Florida Trucking Association, First Coast Manufacturer’s Association, and The Transportation Club of Jacksonville. To assist students with library research, the J-Tech Learning Resource Center (LRC) maintains a membership with the Learning Information Resources Network (LIRN).
PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEES
Jones Technical Institute has established programmatic Program Advisory Committees composed of industry professionals from within the community, faculty, and members of the administration. Program Advisory Committees assist the Institute in the ongoing evaluation and improvement of existing programs and provide insightful guidance for the development for new career directions.
INDUSTRY MENTORING PROGRAM
In its commitment to providing curriculum that meets the needs of the automotive and diesel industries, Jones Technical Institute has developed an Industry Mentoring Program. This program invites industry leaders to visit the classroom and laboratory environments to observe and interact with students and faculty. This initiative will enhance instruction and ensure that curriculum and training exercises meet the current and changing needs of the industry.