Sara Mead conducts research and writes about early childhood, elementary and secondary education. As a partner with Bellwether Education Partners, she directs the organization’s work concerning early childhood education. Her work has been featured in The Washington Post and USA Today, and on CBS and ABC News. Before joining New America, Ms. Mead was a senior policy analyst with Education Sector, where she focused on issues related to early childhood education and to increasing choice and diversity in public education. She has also worked for the Progressive Policy Institute, where she remains a nonresident fellow, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Gore 2000 presidential campaign. Ms. Mead serves on the boards of Democrats for Education Reform and the Apple Tree Early Learning Public Charter School in Washington, D.C.The daughter, granddaughter, and sister of public school educators, she holds a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Vanderbilt University.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Sara Mead and other top speakers and celebrities.