Jane Kellogg has spent decades supporting the development and mental health of Colorado’s children and adults. As a 2nd and 4th grade teacher in the Boulder Valley School system she focused on the development of critical thinking through experiential education. A Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Lesley University led her to a 20 year career with Boulder’s Mental Health Partners (MHP). MHP is a comprehensive community mental health center providing mental health services to children and adults in Boulder and Broomfield counties regardless of ability to pay. As a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Jane worked on the Adult Outpatient and Crisis (child and adult) Teams providing support to people facing major mental illness as well as day-to-day challenges, such as relationship issues, work stress, depression, and anxiety.
Retirement has provided Jane with wonderful travel opportunities including international trips to Turkey, Italy, Greece, Egypt, Spain, Mexico, and Japan. Until age (and a bad hip) put the brakes on her horseback trekking adventures, she went on 19 Equitours rides all over the world. She and her husband, John, now cherish their regular trips to Northern California where their children, Patrick and Kate, live with their families. Jane is shown here enjoying dinner with her daughter in Kyoto, Japan, during cherry blossom season two years ago.
Introduced to ARCS by Sister-in-Law Nancy Kellogg, Jane and her husband, John, fell under the spell of ARCS scholars while viewing videos of scholar interviews taken at the 2020-2021 Scholar Meet and Greets. (See links to the videos in this newsletter.)