Miami Dade College Homepage > School for Advanced Studies > About SAS

James Coats

James CoatsJames Coats, B.A. English, M.A. English, father of two, husband of one, grandfather of one, has worked in the field of education for more than three decades.  His teaching history includes teaching for the army, for a prison, for a middle school (Campbell Drive), for a traditional high school (Palmetto), and finally, for a non-traditional high school (SAS).  Other vocational forays into the world of work include florist, construction laborer, doorman, ranch hand, and parimutuel Jack-of-all-trades.  Finally, throw in a love of all things oceanic, literary (especially Shakespearean), operatic and balletic, and a partial image of Mr. Coats will emerge.

Bachelor of Arts - English
University of Miami

Master of Arts - English
University of Miami




Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin,
disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.