Jana McGuire has taught mathematics at Lake Stevens High School since 2003 and at Lake Stevens Middle School the nine years prior to that. Her first teaching assignment was in a remote eskimo village in Alaska.
Jana graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in geology and math from Hope College in Holland, Michigan (1984). She went on to do post graduate work in geophysics at Virginia Tech before moving to the Pacific Northwest where she acquired a teaching certificate. Jana earned her Masters degree in Educational Technology from Lesley University (2002).