Sarah Stanton joined the Inter-American Dialogue in 2017 as a Program Associate in the Education Program. Before coming to the Dialogue, she worked with the Education Sector of UNESCO-Brazil to conduct an analysis of state-level teacher policies. She has also worked as a Program Administrator with Bilingual Education for Central America (BECA) in Honduras and taught English to grades 7-10 in the United States and Honduras. She graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University, where she received her BA in Government and Spanish, and completed an M.S.Ed. in International Educational Development at the University of Pennsylvania.
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