Sarah VanderBaan

Sarah is our Chief of Student Services and Specialized Designed Programs. Her role is responsible for providing leadership and consultative support to school leaders and staff regarding specially designed instruction and be outrageously intentional about making sure students with unique needs are served well. She previously was a middle school Resource Program Teacher and West Michigan Special Education Content Leader. She also worked for Benton Harbor Area Schools and Wyoming Public Schools. Her teaching experience includes early childhood through high school general education and special education. Sarah received her bachelor’s degree from Aquinas College in Learning Disabilities and Early Childhood Education. Sarah received her Master’s in Specific Learning Disabilities from Grand Valley State University. Sarah also received her Educational Leadership-Special Education Administrator endorsement from Grand Valley State University. Sarah lived in Hong Kong for three years and taught at The American School there.