Sara Schapiro

“I’m lucky to spend my days learning from and working with amazing educators, students, thought leaders, and policymakers. They all have important stories to share and learn from. My family and friends also have been a lifelong source of knowledge and inspiration.”


Prior to joining Digital Promise, Sara worked as a consultant for Pearson and the New Jersey Department of Education.  Before those engagements, Sara led a portfolio of initiatives at The Fund for Public Schools, which manages the public-private partnerships for the New York City Department of Education.  During graduate school, Sara worked at Chicago Public Schools in Alternative Programs and Student Transitions and was an Education Pioneers Fellow at the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship. Sara received a master’s in public policy from the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy and graduated with honors from Duke University with a B.A. in international and comparative area studies and Spanish literature. You can reach Sara at: