Education: Jane was born and raised in Winston-Salem, N.C. She has a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies in Math, Education and Psychology from UNC, a M.Ed. in Educational Research from USC, and a J.D. in law from Wake Forest University.
Experience: Over the past 30 years, Jane has worked in a number of capacities in public education in South Carolina as a teacher, a college professor and administrator, a State Department of Education administrator and staff attorney, and legal counsel to school districts.
CERRA: Turner currently serves as CERRA's Executive Director. Prior to taking the position of Executive Director, Jane served on CERRA’s Board of Directors for a number of years, including two as Board Chair. As Executive Director, Jane oversees all of CERRA’s programs and services; she manages the budget development, approval and implementation processes; and she works with school districts, institutions of higher education, education-related agencies and organizations, and the state legislature to provide leadership in developing and implementing teacher recruitment, retention and advancement efforts for the State of South Carolina.