Sara is a seasoned educator with a variety of experiences in Early Childhood and Elementary programs in upstate New York, where she grew up, and the greater Boston area where she has lived for almost 25 years. Sara holds a Bachelor's degree in Elementary and Special Education, and a Master's in Reading Education. After teaching in public schools in NY and MA, Sara got her Montessori certification and spent five years teaching in area Montessori schools. She worked at a local independent school as the Coordinator of Early Childhood and an Admissions Associate for three years before transitioning back to the classroom where she worked for six years as a First Grade teacher. In the summer of 2018, Sara worked at the Nature Explorer Summer Camp at Temple Shalom in Newton and for the summer of 2019, she worked at the Allandale Farm Summer Program in Brookline. Sara has attended many conferences and workshops on nature-based learning and the importance of child-directed play. Sara loves spending time with her husband, teenage son, three cats, and one dog. She loves animals, nature, and traveling to new places.