Jane Thomas earned her bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State in 1975 and began her career in Oklahoma City, teaching communication skills to newly blind adults. She then completed her master’s degree in social work and began her career at the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services, where she remained for 38 years. In 1986, she began working as a social worker for the Oklahoma School for the Blind.
Throughout her career, Thomas served as a consultant to various school departments and has worked alongside many classroom teachers to teach braille to students. She has mentored many students through her tireless work ethic and is proud to be a part of “America’s Finest Orange.”