Jane graduated from IPFW with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a certification in teaching. She received her Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from IPFW as well. Jane has recently graduated from Purdue, West Lafayette, with an EdS and PhD in Educational Studies. She is employed at DeKalb Central Schools as Principal at Country Meadow Elementary in Ashley, IN. Jane has also been an administrator at the high school and middle school level. She was a high school English teacher and an assistant professor in the Education Department at Huntington University. Jane and her husband, Brandon, live on the Bitting family farm in Noble County and raise beef cattle.