Active in education for over 30 years. Former elementary and preschool teacher. M.A.T. from Harvard Graduate School of Education and B.A. in history from George Washington University. Past president of the Franklin Sherman PTA and the Fairfax County Council of PTAs and past chair of the council’s education and budget committees. Served on numerous education and youth affairs committees including the FCPS Career and Technical Preparation Task Force, the Division Planning Committee, the Citizens Bond Committee, and the Fairfax Framework for Student Success. Mother of four FCPS graduates. Board service June 1991 to 1993, 1996 to present. Board vice chairman 2000 and Board chairman 2001 and 2011.
Current term expires 12/31/15
Meet Fairfax County School Board member Jane Strauss, Dranesville District
Listening tours have been scheduled in each magisterial district to provide an opportunity for students, parents, and community members to meet Fairfax County Public Schools new Superintendent, Dr. Karen Garza, and School Board members.
October 4, 2013