Sarah Brown

Sarah graduated from American University with degrees in Women’s and Gender Studies and International Relations in 2010.  After graduation, Sarah moved to New Orleans to work in education.  While filling in for a colleague, she discovered that she loved teaching hands-on science courses and has been teaching project-based science ever since.  Sarah believes that her students learn best when they collaborate to create and problem solve in a scientific context.  She brought this philosophy with her to Washington, DC in 2012.  For the last four years, she has served as the lead science teacher at a Title 1 School, designing and implementing a physical science program with an emphasis on engineering and innovation.  In addition to her work in the classroom, Sarah facilitates opportunities for students to share their ideas with the community through annual school science fairs and participation in the DC and National STEM Fairs.  When she isn’t teaching, Sarah loves to run, hike, read, and learn new things.


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