SAE Institute Atlanta Appoints New Director of Education

alton jones SAE Institute Atlanta director of education

ATLANTA, GA, February 2023 –– SAE Insitute Atlanta is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Alton Fitzgerald Jones as Director of Education. In his new role, Dr. Jones will oversee all aspects of the program’s operation and success including oversight of academics, retention, faculty, technology, facilities, Student Advising, learning resource center, and student satisfaction.

Dr. Jones received his bachelor’s degree in Biology/Pre-Med from Florida A&M University and a master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Mercer University in Atlanta, Georgia. He completed his education with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University in Marietta, Georgia. 

Dr. Jones’s professional experience spans over 20 years in higher education administration as Assistant Dean of Shorter University, Campus Dean with Strayer University, Dean of Academic Affairs at Everglades University, and most recently Regional Dean of Academic Affairs at Florida Technical College.  

“I am excited and honored to join the SAE Institute Family. To be involved in the ground level education of such creative talent is incredible,” says Dr. Jones. “I am looking forward to learning more about the industries of interest to our students and ultimately help guide them toward career development and their professional success”.

Dr. Jones has also taught courses in the classroom and online for Shorter University, Chattahoochee Technical College, Georgia Highlands College, Herzing University and Strayer University.  He has also taught a variety of science and business courses including Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Nutrition, Health & Wellness and Medical Terminology, Intro to Business, Strategic Operations, Management in Healthcare, Healthcare Operations Management and Public Health Management. 

SAE Institute Atlanta opened its doors in 2007 and has grown year over year to be a leading higher educational institution within the Atlanta metro. SAE Institute Atlanta offers programs in Audio, Digital Film, and Entertainment Business from our historic, bustling campus in the Cornerstone Building in Downtown Atlanta. For more information about the campus, get in touch by phone at 404-526-9366 or by emailing


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