Sara is currently the Senior Director of the Charter Network Accelerator at Achievement First, a growing network of high-performing charter schools in Brooklyn and Connecticut. Committed to the premise that schools are only as good as the people in them, Achievement First places the highest value on the recruitment, development and retention of high-quality teachers and leaders.
In her role leading an intensive cohort-based training program for charter management organization (CMO) leaders , Sara shapes and guides the Accelerator to draw on the tools, practices and lessons learned from high-performing CMOs with the goal of dramatically increasing the number of top-quality seats for students across the country.
Previously, Sara served as Vice President of Leadership Development at AF, where she managed the learning, opportunities for the organization's principals, deans and teacher leaders and oversees building the organization's long-term pipeline of leaders. In 2011, Sara finished the Broad Residency, a two-year leadership development program for managers in urban districts and charter management organizations.