Jan is a licensed Brain Gym(R) practitioner and consultant with a background in education and whole-brain learning. She holds a Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degree from Wells College and a Masters degree in Library Science from Syracuse University.
Jan has taken graduate-level courses on brain-based learning, and has developed workshops on the practical application of neuroscience to optimum functioning. She was an educator in the public school system for 37 years as a library media specialist and classroom teacher before retiring to do consulting work full-time. She also teaches graduate-level education courses through the New York State United Teachers Education Learning Trust, sponsored by Adelphi University, Long Island University and the College of Saint Rose.