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
It’s All About the Bias: How to Uncover and Address Bias in Hiring
SIXTH IN A SERIES In our last blog post in this series, we shared how, when it comes to hiring, our existing networks are probably holding us back. We explored...
NACSA Statement on Oklahoma Supreme Court
Statement from NACSA President & CEO, M. Karega Rausch, Ph.D. on today’s Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling that the decision from the Oklahoma Statewide Virtual Charter School Board (SVCSB) to approve...
It Takes Effort: Inclusive Hiring to Expand Your Talent Pool
FIFTH IN A SERIES In today’s diverse landscape, expanding your talent pool is not just a moral imperative. It’s a strategic advantage. If we know this to be true, what’s...