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Summer Principals Academy
The Education Leadership Program in the Department of Organization and Leadership
Sara Whalen is a librarian and teacher at Hamden High School, a traditional large urban high school in Hamden, Connecticut. At Hamden High, Sara serves as cooperating and mentor teacher, serves on the district technology committee and helps lead the school’s vertical data team. She is the K-12 library department chair and is facilitating the creation of the department curriculum and leading her school through the process of re-accreditation with the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Sara would like to lead a school or district to use technology to improve outcomes for students.