Sara Ryder

Sara Ryder is an 8th grade science teacher at Old Orchard Junior High School in Skokie. She has six years teaching experience and spent the beginning of her career in Hampton, Virginia teaching middle school science for Jones Magnet Middle School. She grew up in north central Illinois and received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois. She holds a masters degree in curriculum and instruction from Concordia University Chicago and is currently working on her ESL endorsement with National Louis University. Sara loves spending time outdoors with her family and two little corgis when she isn't teaching.