Sara Eger of Arnold is the new Director of Technology Training Programs in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at Anne Arundel Community College.
Formerly an Instructional Technology Specialist in Anne Arundel County Public Schools, she is responsible for the overall planning, development and supervision of open enrollment , continuing education and contract programs, industry certifications and distance education that include technology content.
In her 13 years with the county school system, Eger focused on emerging technologies, delivering professional development to teachers to help keep them on the forefront of the instructional applications and technology used in the classroom. She also served as acting assistant principal, teacher, instructional coach and writer and facilitator of online courses. She managed the Maryland STEM Portfolio Project, a $5.5 million grant, equipping teachers throughout Maryland with cutting-edge technologies and professional development.
Eger has a business and technology background in the finance industry having worked at Goldman Sachs in New York and London. She is a Discovery Educator Network Star Educator and trained as a Microsoft Innovative Educator. She was the recipient of the 2006 MICCA Grant and the 2007 AT&T Foundation’s Read/Write Web Grant. She holds a B.A. from Kenyon College and M.S. Education in Integrating Technology in the Classroom from Walden University.