Sara Shaw serves as the Senior Manager of Fiscal and Academic Solvency at the Illinois State Board of Education, building bridges between programs and finance such that state K-12 policy and practice can support schools more holistically. Before coming to ISBE, Sara directed K-12 policy for the Illinois Secretary of Education. She previously worked as a program manager with Mass Insight Education. Sara began her career as a teacher in Milwaukee, WI. She holds a Master’s degree in Educational Policy and Leadership from Marquette University and a Bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature from Princeton University.
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