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Summer Principals Academy
The Education Leadership Program in the Department of Organization and Leadership
B.A. in Psychology, Fordham University, M.A. in Applied Psychology in Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, M.S. in Special Education, Mercy College. Sara Byas began her teaching career as a therapeutic teacher for emotionally disturbed toddlers at a psychiatric institute. A few years later, she joined the NYC Teaching Fellows Program and taught literacy and career education to special education high school students. Sara currently works at a New York City Public School in the South Bronx continuing to serve emotional disturbed, mentally retarded and learning disabled students. Acting as an Administrative Coordinator, she performs several administrative duties, such as managing the school’s budget, administering professional development activities, coordinating the New Teaching Mentoring Program, and spearheading several school-wide committees.