The Administrative & Professional Collaborative (APC) is the representative voice for the Administrative & Professional employees of FSCJ. In an effort to build cohesiveness, awareness and collegiality, each month we put a “spotlight” on one of our members.
September’s Administrative and Professional Collaborative (APC) Spotlight shines on Jametoria Burton. As Associate Director of Program Development in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Jametoria Burton provides Collegewide leadership by supporting academic engagement, curriculum services, academic foundations and service learning through the Center for Civic Engagement. In addition, she also serves as the Chair of the Administrative and Professional Collaborative for the 2017-18 academic year.
Jametoria holds a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in secondary education from Spelman College and a master’s degree in Library and Information Studies from the University of Rhode Island. She is a currently on target to complete her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from the University of North Florida in 2017. Jametoria worked for community organizations spanning 10 years before transitioning into academia. She has spent 16 years in higher education having served the FSCJ since 2006 in several roles including Librarian/Faculty and department head of the former Deerwood Library between 2006-11); Chair, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning from 2011-13; Coordinator, General Education Assessment from 2013-15); and Coordinator, Transfer and Articulation from 2015-17). Her research interests includes higher education leadership, information leadership, student equity and inclusive excellence. She is a consummate lifelong learner.
Jametoria was proud to celebrate her 11 years at FSCJ having served the College on numerous committees, initiatives and programs in Academic Affairs, while keeping pace with connections to Student Affairs. Her motto centers on the importance and critical need of educating the whole student, while fulfilling the mission of the community college of providing open access and academic support.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, extended family and close friends. She loves watching classic television, game shows and talent programs. She relishes the opportunity to listen to and perform great vocal music and travels for leisure when time allows.
Our spotlight shines on each campus/center at least once a year. Nominations for the spotlight may be directed to your campus representative or any officer. Learn more about APC on their website, blogs.fscj.edu/apcollaborative.