Sarah leads Research Application at the Workforce Partnership, where her primary responsibility is to adapt and deploy workforce-related research to promote actionable change for school districts, the publicly funded workforce development system and its network of providers. She uses her expertise in labor market research to illuminate present employment needs and future trends in a way especially relevant to K-12 schools, institutes of higher education, and other job-training providers, ensuring that our educational institutions are preparing the workforce demanded by our local economy. Sarah leverages her professional practice and degrees in economics and math education to support successful labor market outcomes for San Diegans, with a passion for students and the younger workforce. Sarah designs and delivers professional development for San Diego’s teachers, school leaders and career counselors, drawing upon her experience as a high-school math teacher in New York City. Her presentations enhance these influencers' knowledge of the multitude of career pathways available to students and their ability to connect this knowledge to content in their classrooms.