Sabrina Claude began her tenure as an educator in Atlanta, Georgia as a 2005 Teach for America corps member. In Atlanta Public Schools, Sabrina served as a model teacher for the America’s Choice literary program as well as a District Ambassador Teacher for the implementation of the Success For All Reading Program. In her classroom she increased student performance over 80% each year with students who were significantly below grade-level and worked at the district level as a member of the common core curriculum writing team. Additionally, Sabrina has been a Teacher of the Year nominee, mentor teacher, school partnership chair, Title One chair, design team member and grade-level chair. She hopes to use the knowledge she gains in SPA to transform a school in need of improvement into a high-performing school with an emphasis on instructional capacity-building and the development of a collaborative culture based on mutual trust and respect.