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Sarah Firsching comes from Westlake Academy, an International Baccalaureate World School. Since 2013 she has been a dedicated educator who believes in building impactful relationships with her students, global perspective, and student led agency in the classroom. Throughout her time at Westlake, she also was the International Student Leadership Coordinator for secondary students where she led international and domestic student trips to Detroit, Germany, China, and South Africa. She also was the Chair of the Campus Leadership Team to enhance campus initiatives. She has attended multiple institutes at The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University. Most recently, she has helped implement the TCRWP phonics units of study within the K-2 curriculum. Sarah has her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from Sam Houston State University and her Master's Degree in Educational Administration from Texas A&M-Commerce. She is certified to teach in Early Childhood-Grade 6 and English as a Second Language. Sarah recently rescued a dog, Charli who is fascinated by squirrels and birds. Saying that, Sarah has been busy taking Charli to manners classes!