Nancy Jane

Adjunct Faculty


MA in Ecopsychology - Adjunct Faculty


MA, Transpersonal Psychology / Ecopsychology, Naropa University
BA, French and Education, Lake Erie College
BS, Natural Resources Conservation, University of Massachusetts

Nancy Jane is an educator, wilderness guide and council facilitator. On staff at the School of Lost Borders in CA, a training center for wilderness rites of passage guides, she leads youth, adult, and elder wilderness solos and has pioneered bringing this work to school settings. She has trained in the way of council with the Center for Council Training, Ojai, CA. For many years a naturalist and forester, Nancy is also an author (Bicycle Touring in the Pioneer Valley), an editor, an instructor of English as a second language, and formerly the director of admissions for a Waldorf school. Nancy has a special interest in working with people in deep ways, by connecting them to nature and furthering personal growth. Nancy teaches the course Ecopsychology Training for MATE, and the skills of deep listening through Council practice for our January and summer Intensives. She formerly taught in Naropa's Environmental Studies program.