Sara Taylor

Sara Taylor

2021 NACSA Leader

Director of Portfolio Operational Supports, Denver Public Schools

Sara currently serves as the Director of Portfolio Operational Supports for Denver Public Schools where her team supports 70+ autonomous schools in providing high-quality educational programming with a strong focus on equity and inclusion. Sara began her career in education as a Teach For America corps member in the Bronx and continued to teach and lead schools for over a decade. Prior to her position with DPS, Sara served as the Chief People and Program Officer at Rocky Mountain Prep, overseeing academics and talent for a high performing network of schools in Colorado. Sara holds a BA in Sociology and Women’s Studies from Arizona State University, a dual Master’s of Science in Childhood and Special Education from CUNY – Lehman College, a Master’s in Public Service from the Clinton School of Public Service, and an Executive MBA from Quantic School of Business and Technology.


Most Recent Posts
Convincing Your Boss that NACSACon is Right for You
As a leader in the field of authorizing, the best way to serve students is by continuously reflecting on new and different ways of listening to, and acting from, your...
Seeking Candidates for Board of Directors
NACSA is currently seeking strong board candidates who can govern and steward NACSA to achieve its mission. Candidates must believe in the importance of creating new and innovative educational opportunities...
SXSW EDU 2023 Conference Proposals
NACSA has submitted two innovative and exciting session proposals for The SXSW EDU 2023 Conference (March 6-9); now we need your help. The South by Southwest (SXSW) EDU Conference brings together the learner,...