Jan currently acts as liaison to HOME WORKS!’s partner, EducationPlus, where she serves on the math Professional Development team.
Jan worked for 44 years in education. She started at the Department of Parks and Recreation in St. Louis and founded one of their summer camps. She started teaching third grade at St. Francis of Assisi Elementary School, and then taught GED classes for the City of St. Louis School district. She was a Parent Educator for Parents as Teachers in the Parkway School district for three years before teaching third and fourth at Ross Elementary School. She taught fifth grade at Glenridge Elementary School, and was the Clayton District Elementary Coordinator from 2002-2011.