Jane Plum

Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor

Reston, Virginia

Conscious Discipline was the answer when Jane Plum searched for a program to meet the classroom management and social/emotional curriculum needs at the preschool where she serves as director.  Since she made that discovery in 2006, she has been passionate about her personal Conscious Discipline journey.  After watching the many successes in her school, her goal has become sharing Conscious Discipline with others.

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Jane taught high school for 14 years and worked in adult education for 14 years before finding her real calling in early childhood education. She now finds joy in coming to work each day in a Conscious Discipline School Family and wants to help other educators and parents find that joy. Jane and her husband have 4 children and 6 grandchildren whose stories enrich her workshops.  She finds great joy in training those who live and work with preschool children—parents, teachers and family care providers.



    Jane over 30 years experience in administration as the director of a faith-based pre-school; teaching high school including early childhood careers in Head Start setting, and adult education.


    Jane specializes in preschool, early childhood administration and parent education.


    Jane is a Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor and has been licensed to teach in Virginia teaching.


    Jane earned her B.S. in Management, Housing & Family Development and her M.S. in Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise, both from Virginia Tech.