Sara graduated from California State University, San Bernardino with her undergraduate degree in Psychology in 2011. She graduated with a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling in 2015 and received her Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Certification in 2015. She has been employed with Department of Rehabilitation since 2016 as a Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor. In 2018 Department of Rehabilitation implemented a new program to serve youth with disabilities. Sara was chosen to serve youth in the Van Nuys Foothill District. She joined the stand alone Student Services Team in the Inland Empire District. She was one of the counselors who pioneered the Virtual Student Services Assistant program.