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Remembering Dr. Jon Denton

Remembering Dr. Jon Denton
February 26, 2021 SEHD Communications

Remembering Dr. Jon Denton

Dr. Jon James Denton, professor emeritus, passed away February 19, 2021.

Denton retired in 2007 after spending 35 years with Texas A&M. He had a passion for integrating technology into classroom instruction and teacher preparation programs and loved education.

dr. jon denton photoDenton spent his early career teaching high school science courses in Missouri. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1972 and joined the faculty in educational curriculum and instruction. 

During his time at Texas A&M, Denton served in various leadership roles including Associate Dean for Research and Executive Associate Dean. He also served as professor and Executive Director of eEducation in TLAC and received national recognition for a number of collaborative science and technology outreach programs.

After retiring in 2007, Denton was still committed to the college, serving on the Dean’s Development Council.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to the Texas A&M Foundation by visiting and click on the “Give Now” button. Please select “The General Memorial” for the appropriate account and indicate the gift is in memory of Jon Denton. Gifts will be used to support undergraduate scholarships in CEHD.

Services will be held March 5 at 10:30am at A&M United Methodist Church. The service will also be live streamed You can find additional details:

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