Sara Rizik-Baer, SEEDS of Learning Coach

Sara is a SEEDS of Learning Coach at the Kenneth Rainin Foundation. She provides professional development support to help teachers improve outcomes in language, and enhance the social and emotional development of young children in Oakland preschool and transitional kindergarten classrooms.

Sara has extensive experience working in bilingual and urban education in Oakland. She has been a teacher of elementary, high school, and adult students and has also worked with families and teachers through an early literacy family-engagement nonprofit.

Sara has a BA in Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies from Oberlin College, K-8 Multiple Subject and Secondary English Teaching Credentials from Alliant International University and a Masters in Education with a focus on Language and Literacy and Literacy Coaching from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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