Janis M. Goerres, M.Ed

About Me

What is it that fuels each and every one of us in this world? For me, it is We Teach 4 Life. With over 20 years of experience in education, I have learned that mentoring and helping to nourish other teachers' souls drives my passion. I have found such a sense of fulfillment through helping others rise.

I enjoy writing about my passions, the experiences I gained over the years, and how I nourish my soul. With each passing day, We Teach 4 Life gains more followers, and with that, we are developing a community of educational leaders that share their ideas, struggles and successes.

Professional Profile

Academic professional with 20+ years of experience. Highly effective communicator with essential leadership skills. Exceptionally organized, astute, and driven. Designs and delivers well-rounded lesson plans that align with curriculum standards. Develops and executes positive classroom management plans to promote an environment conducive to learning and cooperation. Intuitive ability to empathetically relate to students while maintaining professional composure. Sets clear learning expectations and identifies individual learning requirements. Utilizes technology to enhance instruction. Builds strong relationships to foster collaboration among all stakeholders. Proven success in both classroom and administrative positions.

Professional Background

Academic Support Coordinator

Professional Tutor

Elementary School Teacher

Academic Background

Pennsylvania State University

Master of Education

Lifelong Learning & Adult Education

Mount Saint Mary College

30+ graduate credits

Special Education 

Emergent Literacy

Mount Saint Mary College

Bachelor of Arts


Elementary Education

Contact Me

From strategic planning to innovative solutions, my focus is always on building an efficient and results-driven relationship. I’ll work with you to create a customized plan of action for yourself or your organization. Get in touch to learn more about my vision and consulting approach.


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