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Sara SpiegelPhone: 512.522.5860

Dana Center Role

As operations manager for K–12 Education Strategy, Policy, and Services, Sara oversees and coordinates all program management aspects of the team to increase coherence among groups and communications between the team and the Center’s operations and publications teams. She ensures that project management staff successfully manage the details of various projects and initiatives. In addition, Sara leads the work of the Inside Mathematics and Inside Science websites and the connections with work in the Center’s K–12 services and higher education services.

Before Joining the Dana Center

Sara has extensive experience in project management, including projects with complex work plans, accelerated timelines, and multiple partners. At the Noyce Foundation, she served as the director of administration, operations manager, and program associate. In these roles, Sara oversaw the development of all assets for Inside Mathematics (including videos and print materials), oversaw the Foundation’s grants administration process from approval through payment and reporting, monitored Foundation budgets (including those for operating programs, projects, and grantmaking portfolios), and maintained the Foundation’s website.


B.A., Linguistics (with concentration on Education & Society), Stanford University, Stanford, California