Board of Directors

sarah janes

Sarah Janes - Associate Vice Chancellor of Continuing and Professional Development, San Jacinto College

Dr. Janes is the Associate Vice Chancellor of Continuing and Professional Development (CPD) at San Jacinto College.  In this position, she provides oversight of the Division of Corporate Training and the Division of Community Education for the college district.    Prior to becoming Associate Vice Chancellor, she served as Dean of Instruction and Academic Dean at San Jacinto College North Campus. She has written and directed grants over the past 20 years with funding from a variety of sources, including the US Department of Labor, US Department of Education, Texas Workforce Commission, and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.  She has over 25 years of experience at the community college level and eighteen years in public education.  Under her leadership, San Jacinto College has established the first maritime program in a community college in Texas. Dr. Janes serves on the Houston Galveston Area Council – Workforce Board representing Education; and on the Port Houston Application Review Committee for the Houston Pilots.  She has served on various state committees including the Texas Common Course Numbering System Board and the Negotiated Rulemaking Committee.

Dr. Janes received her baccalaureate degree in Mathematics Education, Recreation, Health and Physical Education from Louisiana State University.  She earned her Master of Arts degree in mathematics from that same institution.  Dr. Janes earned her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M University.