Sarah has always had a passion for education and particularly for supporting the most vulnerable learners.
In her work she is currently the SEND Professional Development Manager at a local FE college. This post followed twelve years at North Somerset Council, where she latterly managed the Special Educational Needs and Disability team. She was responsible for managing the EHCP assessment process high needs funding allocation across the authority, commissioning specialist placements and resources for learners with SEND.
She was one of three Local Authority representatives in the National VOICES parent participation project.
She was a qualified teacher (in early years) and completed the SEND leadership qualification in 2015.