Sarah has served on the Madison Board of Education since January 2019. She currently serves on the Education and Operations Committees, on the Negotiations team and as the BOE representative to Sustainable Madison.
Sarah moved to Madison in 2011 with her husband and partner Owyn. They have two children, one who attends Kings Road School.
Sarah holds a BA from Hamilton College (NY) and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) from Dartmouth College. Sarah has over 20 years in education as a classroom teacher, administrator and in nonprofit management. She is excited to be working as a member of the Madison Board of Education for a fourth year in addition to her job as the Director of Community Service and CAS and an Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Humanities teacher at Newark Academy in Livingston.
In addition to her work on the Board, Sarah has served the Madison school district as a founding member of the Kings Road School Green Team and the Garden Coordinator. In this capacity she helped integrate the garden into the school community by writing the garden curriculum and running the parent volunteer group that maintained the garden and helped teach lessons. She has headed the May Day and Veterans Day beautification projects at the school. She also served as the PPEC representative to Kings Road and as a room parent. She has volunteered at the school in various capacities.
2019 Board of Education Committee Membership: Education, Policy
2020 Board of Education Committee Membership: Education, Operations
2021 Board of Education Committee Membership: Education, Human Resources
2022 Board of Education Committee Membership: Education, Operations, Negotiations
Term Expires: December 2024