Sarah Strom, MBA

Head of Talent, Caliber Schools Teacher Residency at Alder GSE

Sarah joins Caliber with 15 years of experience in education. She began her career as a Fourth- and Fifth-Grade Teacher with the District of Columbia Public Schools. After teaching, she became a Teacher Coach, coaching MS ELA teachers in Washington, D.C. She began working with charter schools as the Director of the Capital Teaching Residency at KIPP DC, where for five years she worked with schools to train over 400 new teachers. At KIPP DC, Sarah also worked as an Elementary School Assistant Principal. She recently moved to the Bay Area with her husband and young daughter, Mari. She is involved with everything related to recruiting and hiring, as well as taking part in organizational strategy, teacher sustainability, professional development, and all things communication. Sarah got her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, her teaching degree from American University in Washington, D.C., and recently received her MBA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. In her free time, she enjoys almost every kind of workout, hiking, spending time with friends and family, and cooking or being inspired to cook by watching cooking shows.