Sarah Ackermann is a veteran educator with experience teaching from Kindergarten to the graduate university level. She also boasts international experience, having recently lived and taught in Zurich, Switzerland. Her graduate work includes a masters degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 2006 with a focus on early childhood, artistic development and child relationships. Ackermann completed her PhD from the University of Missouri, St. Louis in 2014 with a focus on educational technology, and specifically, tablet technologies and their implications in the Art Education classroom. Sarah Ackermann is incredibly passionate about the field, as well as educators with like-minded, creative and hardworking sensibilities. She is thrilled to be joining the AOE team as Chief Academic Officer!