Dr. Sara Exposito has worked as a teacher, consultant and professor in education for the past twenty years. Her area of expertise is language, literacy and culture.
Sara began her teaching career as a classroom teacher in bilingual elementary and middle schools in Southern California. Later she became an administrator and worked in Montebello Unified School District’s Bilingual Office. She was Regional Director for the California Reading and Literature Project at California State University, Los Angeles where she directed Language Arts Institutes in Spanish, Cantonese, and English (K-12). Sara was hired as a Master Practitioner for the Advanced Management Program at UCLA leading professional development with leadership teams from Los Angeles Unified School District. She became Educational Director for the California Association for Bilingual Education, a non-profit organization that promotes quality bilingual education. For the past eight years Sara has been consulting with districts in California, Costa Rica, Chicago, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington, and Kauai on Professional Learning Communities.
Sara taught at Claremont Graduate School and Pacific Oaks College in Southern California. She currently Co-Directs and teaches in the ESOL Endorsement at Lewis and Clark College.