Sarah Woodard has taught middle and high school English Language Arts in the Denver Metro Area since 1996. She holds a B.A. in Secondary English Education with a minor in Intercultural Communication from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa; an M.A. in Language, Literacy, and Culture: English Education, from University of Colorado Denver; and earned her National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in 2010 which she renewed in 2019. In 2017 Sarah was honored as the Schoology K-12 Educator of the Year. She serves as co-director of Development for the Denver Writing Project, is involved with several National Writing Project initiatives and is excited for her role as Senior Instructor with the Responsive Literacy Education Program at University of Colorado Denver. Sarah loves teaching and learning in digital spaces and has experience designing and facilitating instruction in online and hybrid environments. She practices yoga on a regular basis and enjoys hiking, long walks with her dog, reading, writing, and traveling.