School: Khalil Gibran International Academy
Grades Taught: 9-12
Subjects Taught: Living Environment, Psychology
Sarah Tazghini is born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Fordham University where she earned a BS in Psychology and a BA in Sociology. After acceptance to TFA in 2012, she remained at Fordham to receive her MST in Teaching Exceptional Adolescents 7-12. She began her teaching career at and remains teaching at Khalil Gibran International Academy, a DOE public high school in Brooklyn, New York. She lead teaches Living Environment, co-teaches Algebra, and also teaches IB Psychology. Throughout her four years as an educator, she has been involved in numerous professional development opportunities and fellowships. These include the New Visions Living Environment Fellowship, NYU Sci-Ed Innovators, and Stanford University Hollyhock Fellowship to name a few. She has taught a science P-credit course to NYC science educators through New Visions. Most recently, she was awarded the 2016 Shell Urban Educators Development Award through the National Science Teachers Association. She is currently enrolled in an online program through Clemson University to receive a MS in Biology, so by Fall 2016 she will be dual certified in Biology/Special Education. She loves growing personally, pedagogically, and professionally!