Sarah Beal is the Executive Director of the US PREP National Center. US PREP takes a comprehensive approach to providing on-the-ground technical assistance to university providers in order to create classroom-ready teachers and advance learning and innovation in teacher preparation. US PREP providers are committed to developing strong partnerships with school districts, implementing rigorous performance assessments to build students’ instructional competencies, using data to inform programmatic improvement, and ensuring that their teacher educators are effective. Prior to joining US PREP, Sarah was a classroom teacher and instructional coach in an urban school district in Phoenix, Arizona. In 2007, Sarah joined Arizona State University to support the transformation of ASU’s teacher preparation program called iTeachAZ. Sarah held many roles within ASU’s Teacher’s College to include Executive Director for the largest Teacher Quality Partnership Grant in the nation.