Her teaching includes professional development workshops for K-12 teachers, preparing pre-service K-12 Art Education teachers, as well as studio art classes. She is the co-editor of The Whole Person: Embodying Teaching and Learning through Lectio and Visio Divina (2019, Rowan & Littlefield), and the 3-volume book series on Contemplative Practices, Research, and Pedagogy (2018/2019, Rowan & Littlefield). She is also co-author of The Compassionate Classroom: Lessons that Nurture Empathy and Wisdom (2004, Chicago Review Press). She has published numerous articles and book chapters including: Artfully Aware: Contemplative Practices in the Classroom; The Expressive Teacher: Renewing Vitality through Arts-Based Professional Development; Drawing out the Soul: Contemporary Arts Integration; Researching Contemporary Handwork: Stitching as Renewal, Remembrance, and Revolution, and, Caring as a Transformative Model for Arts Integration. She has also presented at regional, national, and international conferences on the value of arts, contemplative practice, and mindfulness in education.
Jane has practiced meditation, yoga, and contemplative practices for 30 years. As a textile artist, her work has appeared in solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States and can be found in private and corporate collections.
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