Sarah Arnold

Public Policy and Outreach Coordinator, Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN)
Doctoral Student, Wheelock School of Education, Boston University

Sarah Arnold is a lifelong educator. She currently serves as the Public Policy and Outreach Coordinator for the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN), as well as being a member of the WECAN Board. She is also pursuing a Doctoral degree in Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood. Prior to her current roles, Sarah served as a program director and teacher at Evergreen Garden Playschool, a Waldorf early childhood program; and as a public elementary school teacher in Nevada and Massachusetts.

Sarah is passionate about making high-quality, child-centered, developmentally-appropriate education ubiquitous in the United States. In her WECAN work, she has the opportunity to participate as a member of the Ideal Learning Round Table and as a movement builder for Education Reimagined, which both work to make that dream a reality.

Sarah’s research interests are focused on building community in early childhood classrooms through play and storytelling. As part of her research fellowship at Boston University, Sarah has visited upwards of 40 early childhood and lower elementary classrooms across Boston and Massachusetts. She has seen both the best and worst of educational environments. She is dedicated to making the best available to every child.

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