Director of Education and Training
Sara is the Director of Education and Training. Originally from Belmont County, Ohio, she holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and a Master’s in Law, Justice, and Culture, both from Ohio University. With over ten years of experience working in higher education, she has extensive experience in academic advising, creative consensus building, and strategic planning.
Most recently, she served as the Assistant Dean for Student Success at the College of Health Sciences & Professions at Ohio University, where she oversaw the entirety of the student services operation, taught first-year seminar courses, and worked with students throughout the college life cycle from high school recruitment, orientation, and graduation.
Sara will lead the Education and Training effort of the workforce hub through direct work and partnership with higher education institutions and training centers to create innovative and collaborative educational pathways for behavioral health professionals and paraprofessionals.