Sara Jean Banks
Denver Public Schools - Sr Team Lead Science Teacher
Sara Jean Banks is a Teach Plus Colorado Teaching Policy Fellow. She is a high school science teacher at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early College in Denver, where she serves as a senior team lead coaching, collaborating and evaluating her team of teachers and sits on her school's instructional leadership team. Sara Jean has been awarded Teacher of the Year in her district and has been nominated for Teacher Leader of the Year. She serves as a guest lecturer at the University of Colorado, teaching an environmental science course. She earned her BA in Environmental Science from the University of Colorado and then came to teaching through the Denver Teacher Residency in which she earned her MA in Curriculum and Instruction through the University of Denver.