Sara joined AISNE as Director of Accreditation in 2018. Prior to joining AISNE, Sara was Senior Director of School Accreditation & School Improvement at the American Montessori Society. She began her work in education as a kindergarten teacher in public and independent schools before becoming a Montessori Early Childhood teacher and teaching in public and private Montessori schools. Sara has served on the Executive Committee of the National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA) and on the boards of state private school accrediting agencies including the Virginia Council for Private Education (VCPE). Sara is a graduate of Northfield Mount Hermon School, the University of Virginia, and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Sara lives in Beverly, MA with her daughter.