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Sarah McMenamin Professorial Lecturer SOE School of Education

Additional Positions at AU
Lead Clinical Faculty, Literacy
Professor Sarah McMenamin leads the clinical faculty for Literacy in Dallas-Fort Worth for Urban Teachers DFW. She has worked in the field of education for more than twenty years. During her years working in public schools, she taught 4th and 5th grades, 6th grade ELA and History, and high school French. She served as a department chair for the foreign language department at her school and facilitated many district-level professional development courses in topics ranging from educational technology to student discussion strategies. Professor McMenamin was on a district implementation committee for Professional Learning Communities and worked on a district-level team to create and implement a teacher instructional framework. Her passion is helping novice teachers who can build strong relationships with their students and create equitable learning environments for the students in Dallas-Fort Worth.

In 2012, she was recognized as an Outstanding Educator by the Richland School District and received the Crystal Apple award. She has also been recognized as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction. Outside of her work in teacher preparation, Professor McMenamin works with various nonprofits as a volunteer and board member, serving the Lake Highlands area of Dallas.
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