Dr. Jane Rosati is a professor in the School of Nursing at Daytona State College. She is a well-known speaker, workshop presenter and contributing author on the topic of concept-based learning and active learning techniques in the classroom. Dr. Rosati has been in the nursing educational area for the past 14 years. She was a 2011 recipient of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Medallion of Excellence Award for Teaching and Learning. Her focus is on helping students become self-directed learners and faculty become comfortable with conceptual-based learning in the classroom. Dr. Rosati has been in nursing for 39 years and has worked in multiple patient care settings and management areas.