Sarah Morris

Sarah Morris

212 Graduate Education Building
College of Education and Health Professions
Fayetteville, AR 72701
srm041@uark.edukbarnes

 

Sarah graduated from King University as a volleyball student-athlete with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a minor in Secondary Education. She then graduated from East Tennessee State University with a Masters in Education in Advanced Secondary Education. She has 5 years of teaching experience as an 8th grade mathematics teacher in East Tennessee, was the Junior High's Project-Based Learning Instructor to advanced, non-traditional learners doing various community service projects, and was an organizer for her school system's downtown beautification art and poetry competition. In 2020, she conducted a classroom study on the effects of Specifications Grading in the K-12 setting. Then, she spent her 2021 summer working for the Office for Education Policy, researching the predictive powers of 9th grade GPAs. Her research interests include mental health services offered in public schools and sex education courses in middle grades education.

 

 

University of Arkansas - PhD in Education Policy (Anticipated 2025)

East Tennessee State University - Masters of Education in Advanced Secondary Education

King University - Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, minor in Secondary Education

Mental health services offered in public schools

Sex education courses in middle grades education

Research and study on Specifications Grading in K-12 settings

Office for Education Policy research on the predictive powers of 9th grade GPA's