Director of K-12 Education
Sharon is a highly-accomplished educator who helps to advance children’s education in multiple ways in public and private school systems around the world. She guides students in gaining self-efficacy and supports their social-emotional learning through meaningful work in well-prepared and engaging environments. She co-creates powerful learning experiences with students, families, peers, and the community that are innovative and are designed to have a lasting positive impact, far into the future.
Sharon co-founded the Irvine Elementary Math Network (IEMN) to provide an ongoing forum for professional educators and the community to connect and share research and best practices in mathematics. Sharon is a leader in children’s literacy and holds multiple National Board Certifications in language and literacy acquisition. Sharon is accomplished in Montessori Pedagogy 0-12, Peace Education, curriculum design, and instruction. She is an active member of the Association Montessori International (AMI) and with the AMI Educateurs sans Frontieres (EsF), an organization devoted to social reform to benefit children and families on a global basis. Sharon was a 2015 Innovative Teacher honoree and currently serves as a Team Kids Teacher Ambassador and works with the In Unison Foundation.