Jana joined the Foundation in 2015 as a Program Associate in the Education Program. She works to support the STEM team around the implementation of the new math and science standards and teacher preparation programs. Prior to joining the Foundation, Jana worked as an Education Specialist at Berkeley High School, where she supported students with learning differences and collaborated with general education teachers and families to ensure the success of all students. While at Berkeley High, she worked closely with two small learning communities, one focused on environmental science and social justice and the other focused on preparing students to enter careers in public service and medicine. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Wesleyan University and a Masters of Arts in Learning & Instruction from the University of San Francisco.