December Renaissance Teacher of the Month: Jane Bugden


Ava McCracken

Business teacher Ms. Jane Bugden at her desk in room 125. Budgen is in her second year at Tyrone High School.

Eagle Eye: Why did you decide to be a teacher?

Jane Bugden: “I enjoy problem-solving and helping others solve problems- whether in math class or life.”

EE: How long have you been teaching?

JB: “I’ve taught for 12 years.”

EE: Have you taught anywhere else other than Tyrone?

JB: “Carlisle HS in PA and several schools in central Florida.”

EE: What’s your favorite teaching memory?

JB: “Teaching remedial math to middle school students resulting in improved scores on state tests and new found confidence in their ability.”

EE: If you had chosen not to teach, where would you be now?

JB: “Overseas tour guide.” 

EE: Where did you attend high school? And college?

JB: “Ridgway Area HS, Shippensburg University of PA, and University of Central Florida.”

EE: What are some of your favorite hobbies?

JB: “My favorite thing to do is travel to new places. So far Bali, Costa Rice, and Poland are my top three.”