Sara Schapiro

VP, Education

Sara Schapiro leads PBS’ efforts to deepen partnerships across the education sector by engaging directly with educator communities and launching new initiatives that empower and support students, educators, parents and member stations. With a focus on teachers, a large part of her efforts are focused on expanding PBS’ educational impact through content, community and professional development.

Schapiro has emerged as a prominent voice in the transformation of American education through innovation and technology. She helped found Digital Promise, an independent, bipartisan nonprofit whose mission is to spur innovation and improve all Americans’ opportunity to learn. Schapiro launched and led Digital Promise’s flagship initiative, the League of Innovative Schools, a national coalition of public school districts that fosters collaboration among educators, entrepreneurs, researchers and thought partners.

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