Jane Brooker earned a B.A. in Business Administration and Business Education from Cedarville University, an M.B.A. from University of Findlay, and was awarded a Ph.D. in Workforce Education with an emphasis in Human Resource Development/Organization Development and Cooperative Education in May 2020 from Pennsylvania State University. Her research includes interpersonal competencies, emotional intelligence, and mindfulness. Jane has 20 years of teaching in K-12 business and technology classes and over seven years’ experience in the collegial level teaching business and education courses. She has taught educational strategies and professional development to Career and Technology educators at Pennsylvania State University. Jane has taught freshman level classes of Introduction to Business and Foundations of Business; upper level Business Communications; Instructional Strategies, Insurance and Risk Management; Field Experience and Business Education Seminar to Business Education majors; business internships; PACES class to students on academic probation; and was faculty advisor for a Learning Community for new freshman in the College of Business. On a personal level, she competed in three Olympic Trials for Track and Field (‘88, ‘92, ‘96), has two grown children and five grandchildren, and enjoys outdoor activities with her husband.