Jane Brach began teaching at Tyler Junior College in 1988 as a part-time laboratory instructor, and became a full-time lecture instructor in 1993. Mrs. Brach earned her Bachelor of Science degree cum laude from the State University of New York at Albany. As an undergraduate, she became a member of Beta Beta Beta, the National Biological Honors Society. She attended the University of Miami at Coral Gables, Florida on a teaching assistantship stipend, where she earned her Master of Sciences degree. After moving to Texas, Mrs. Brach continued her studies by taking various post-graduate courses at Stephen F. Austin State University, the University of Texas at Tyler, and the University of Texas at Tyler Health Center.
Throughout her career at Tyler Junior College, Mrs. Brach has taught General Zoology, Biology for Non-Science Majors I & II, and currently teaches Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology (BIOL 2404). She received the Mabel Williams Chair for Teaching Excellence Award and was selected as an Honorary Member of Phi Theta Kappa. Mrs. Brach is a member of the National Association of Biology Teachers and of the Texas Community College Teachers Association.
Mrs. Brach's philosophy mirrors that of Louis Pasteur, who said "Chance favors the prepared mind." She believes that as opportunities present themselves, students who are given adequate preparation will always find a way to excel.