A Conversation with Mona Jain

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Dr. Mona Jain talks to us about keys to success in her long and outstanding career in education as sincerity, integrity, humanity, courtesy, wisdom, and charity. In 2019, the School District of Manatee County in Florida dedicated Dr. Mona Jain Middle School in her honor. Mona’s encouraging message for teachers showcases the importance of connections to the community and continuous learning over the course of a lifetime. Dr. Jain holds two bachelor’s degrees, a master’s degree earned through a fellowship with the National Science Foundation, an education specialist degree, a medical doctorate, and a Ph.D. Dr. Jain is a self-proclaimed lifelong learner and now a professional volunteer.


Education research has a problem. The work of brilliant education researchers often doesn’t reach the practice of brilliant teachers. Classroom Caffeine is here to help. Each week, I invite a top education researcher to sit down and talk with teachers about what they have learned from years of study.

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