Jane Wilkinson received her B.A. in Elementary Education and her M.Ed. in Learning Disabilities from Furman University. She worked in public schools for several years as a classroom teacher. Jane ]is currently serving as a classroom teacher and reading instructor at the Atlanta Speech School. She is trained in Orton-Gillingham and is a certified Wilson Reading instructor. Over the last several years she has studied the topic of improving student mindset including attending the Learning and the Brain Power of Mindsets Summer Institute with Robert Brooks. She frequently works with her school’s staff on ways they can improve mindset in classrooms and in the larger school community. As head of the Community Service Committee she has worked to empower students through service learning.