Dr. Miles Jones, Ph.D. created the Jones Geniuses Accelerated Learning Curricula as a result of decades of research and practice in education. He founded Jones Geniuses Accelerated Education in 1997. In 2004, he established a non-profit 501(c)(3), called The Institute for Accelerated Learning, to help get his curricula into the hands of more children who need it. He is now the Director of Training and Curricula at the Institute, as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors. As Director of Training and Curricula, he spends most of his time writing new curricula, training our expert professors in accelerated education, and promoting his book, The Writing of God.
In the 1980's Dr. Jones was Associate Director of the Lozanov Learning Institute in Dallas where he became a respected international specialist in accelerated learning. In 1990 he was the Head of the English Basic Skills Center of the United Arab Emirates University where he set up an accelerated learning program for 2500 students.
Throughout the '80s and early '90s Dr. Jones served in a number of specialist positions, namely as Language Training Specialist for the US Defense Language Institute, as Professor of English at the Air Defense Academy in Sana'a, Yemen and as Language Training Manager for Ford Motor Co. at the assembly plant in Hermosillo, Mexico. He also conducted reading research and development for World Book Encyclopedia, developed ESL materials for American Guidance Systems, and acted as Accelerated Learning Consultant for Trajectoires Associees in Paris, France. In France, Dr. Jones taught accelerated learning to industry executives for several years and worked in the French school system as Chief of Pedagogy for the Centre de Formation Apprentis - English Section. In 1995, Dr. Jones returned to his home state of Texas, where he taught in Dallas public schools for six years as a classroom teacher. He also served as Advantage Charter Schools' Direct Instruction Specialist, setting up the Oak Cliff Academy in Dallas, and was Assistant Professor of Education at Texas A & M - Commerce.
Dr. Jones graduated from the Univ. of Texas at Austin with a doctorate in foreign language education specializing in accelerated learning. He has a Master's degree in bilingual education from Antioch University and a Bachelor's in languages and linguistics, also from Antioch. He is the author of The Writing of God, as well as numerous texts, tapes, films, and articles on accelerated learning, language acquisition, memory training, literacy, speed-reading, mathematics and education reform.