Prior to founding TransformEd, Sara was a Senior Associate within The Parthenon Group‘s Education Practice, where she worked with leading national foundations, large urban school districts, and state departments of education. Her work has focused primarily on strategic planning and implementation of systems change efforts at the state and district level. Prior to joining Parthenon, Sara served as Vice President of Operations for INeedAPencil, a provider of free online SAT preparation to low-income students. Sara currently serves on the Collegiate Council for Boston Collegiate Charter School. She earned her A.B. in Government from Harvard University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.