Sarah Cacicio is the Director of Adult Literacy and Learning Impact Network (ALL IN), convened by the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. Sarah has more than 10 years of experience working to advance social mobility for older youth and adult learners through equity-centered research, teacher education, adult education programming, and wraparound services. From assessment design to workforce development, much of Sarah’s work has focused on the impact of digital tools and technologies on adult learners. Sarah earned her M.A. in Bilingual & Bicultural Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and a B.A. in Spanish Language & Literature from the University of Massachusetts Boston as a first-generation college student.
Sarah is dedicated to creating equitable structures, systems, and supports that allow adult learners to thrive. Growing up in a low-income household raised by a single mom with low literacy while her father was incarcerated, Sarah experienced firsthand how crucial literacy is for navigating education, workforce, healthcare, and other social services. Beyond her story, she has extensive experience creating community-centered, equitable, and inclusive pathways to educational and economic success.
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