Sarah Weeks, Impact and Education Director for OtterCares Foundation – Board Member
Sarah S. Weeks is a lifelong learner and advocate for reimagining education systems. Her most recent public school teaching experience was eight years as the K-5 Media Technology and STEM specialist at Lopez Elementary in Poudre School District. She currently spearheads philanthropic and entrepreneurial education programs as the Impact and Education Director for OtterCares Foundation. A professionally licensed Colorado teacher, Sarah is passionate about coaching and collaborating with teachers, parents, industry leaders and nonprofit partners to identify ways of bringing innovative education to life, with the goal of preparing students for our ever changing workforce needs and instilling within them a desire to create value for our world.
Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Computer Information Systems from the Indiana Kelley School of Business. After a brief stint as a consultant and software trainer in Chicago, she earned a Master of Science in Elementary Education from the Indiana University School of Education before moving to Colorado 15 years ago. Since then she’s been a classroom teacher, horsemanship program director, outdoor education facilitator, teen programs director, PSIA kids ski instructor, and now a professional philanthropist and edtech advocate. Although, she’ll tell you her favorite role is that of “Aunt Sarah” to her nephews and niece! In her home life, Sarah has a home with her husband, dogs and chickens, where they garden, read, practice yoga and enjoy outdoor activities in the foothills of Northwest Fort Collins.
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