A native of Seattle, Sarah grew up on the back of a tandem bicycle, before heading south to Stanford University for a BA in Human Biology and a minor in Creative Writing. After college, Sarah completed the Day School Leadership through Teaching (DeLeT) fellowship and fell in love with teaching and integrating service learning projects into the learning process.
Currently, as Director of Education with Education Envelope, Los Angeles, she built the educational program, helped to develop all curriculum and training, and innovated the method for teacher training and application implementation.
She taught for six years before following her passion for Jewish education and service to rabbinical school. Sarah has worked for a variety of Jewish institutions, including Hazon, American Jewish World Service, Ramah, and several synagogues.
In her free time, Sarah enjoys leading service trips abroad and wilderness trips close by and biking everywhere.
She is engaged in her ongoing education at the American Jewish University, Los Angeles, CA, Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies, where she is pursuing Master of Rabbinic Studies, with Expected Ordination May 2016. Master of Education, Expected Graduation May 2016.
She holds Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Biology and Creative Writing from Stanford University.
Sarah has further earned Certificates in Jewish Teaching from Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles in Day School Leadership through Teaching (DeLeT) Fellowship and San Francisco State University.