Sarah Parker

Doctoral Student

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Sarah Parker is a doctoral student in the Educational Leadership & Policy program at BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Sarah is most interested in teacher preparation and mentorship, particularly in smaller private and public institutions. In addition, she is interested in exploring how those preparation and mentor programs increase teacher retention.

Sarah is the assistant head of school at Meridian Academy, an intentionally small independent 6–12 school in Jamaica Plain, Mass. She has been at Meridian for 14 years. Prior to that, she was a secondary school history and humanities teacher in various public and private schools.

Advisor: Pipier Smith-Mumford

Pronouns: she/her

MAT, Secondary Social Studies Education, Tufts University

BA, Political Science, Bryn Mawr College


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