Sara was born in Oceanside, but lived in Arizona for many years before she was able to return to her roots!  In Arizona, Sara taught middle school Language Arts and Social Studies for almost two decades.  She is an Arizona Master Teacher and 2016 Middle School Teacher of the Year.  Sara has a passion for teaching that stems from her love of children and enthusiasm for learning!


Sara earned her B.S. in Education in 2001 from Northern Arizona University.  She has been a leader throughout her career, following her philosophy of teaching to the whole child.  Sara believes in a compassionate approach and realizes the importance of knowing every student.  Each human being has a story and a purpose, and Sara finds joy in helping to facilitate part of the journey that leads students toward becoming who it is they dream of being.


Four things you might not know about Sara:
1.  She is the 7th daughter in a family of 8 girls
2.  She is the proud mother of three amazing children
3.  She has dreamed of returning to Southern California and to the ocean her entire time in Arizona
4.  She loves roller coasters and longs to travel the world