Sarah Bond has a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and a M.S. in Human Development and Family Studies, with a concentration in Child Development. Sarah is certified as an experienced educator in the state of New Hampshire and has worked in a variety of educational settings including the University of New Hampshire's lab school, The Child Study and Development Center, where she worked with infants and toddlers while mentoring university practicum students. She also taught first grade and full-day public Kindergarten for several years at Maple Street Magnet School. During this time, she participated in the New Hampshire Learning Initiative’s Assessment for Learning Project which focused on how teachers and students co-design meaningful curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Sarah has presented at state and national levels including at the Aurora Institute Symposium, the NH Education Design Studios, and the UNH Educator’s Summer Summit on topics ranging from project-based learning; open-ended inquiry and play; authentic documentation and assessment; student agency and personalized learning; and competency-based education. In her role as an instructional coach, Sarah draws upon her expertise, interest in research, and passion for improving the quality of early childhood educational experiences to advocate for best practices and to empower teachers to become leaders themselves.