Dr. Sarah Schmaltz Saltmarsh joins NIET as a seasoned educator with extensive experience in public education. In her 24 years of service, she has been a classroom teacher, instructional coach, school administrator, and leader in teacher preparation. Most recently, Sarah has been providing technical assistance to traditional educator preparation programs across the country in the areas of effective clinical practices, teacher educator effectiveness, meaningful community partnerships, and data use for continuous improvement. Her journey in education has been marked by the development of meaningful relationships with all stakeholders and her belief that we are stronger when we support one another, share ideas, and work together!
Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of North Dakota. Sarah also earned a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Supervision and a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership and Innovation, both from Arizona State University.