A retired educator from Las Vegas, NV, Jane is enjoying her new life and friends here in Gig Harbor. She has a great passion for learning and sharing that includes a love of nature, music, the arts, literature, history, politics, religious studies, archaeology and anthropology. Jane's career included special education programs for new-born infants and their families, primary grade children, and instruction on the university and college levels. She is currently teaching at the Harbor Institute. Altrusa's emphasis on helping youth is a perfect venue for Jane's quest to join community efforts and continue making this a wonderful place for children to grow and prosper.