Sara Proctor earned her B.A in English from California State University, Chico, and earned her M.A. in teaching English to speakers of other languages from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in 2003. After finishing her M.A., she received an English Language Fellowship through the United States Department of State to teach English at Josip Strossmayer University in Osijek, Croatia, where she was also responsible for conducting teacher training and development workshops. Sara returned home to teach ESL at various schools in Boston, New York and California. In addition to teaching, her professional experience includes academic directorships at schools in New York and San Francisco, participating in accreditation reviews, and attending and presenting at conferences. When she is not teaching, Sara enjoys spending time with her husband riding their bikes, skiing in the winter or planning their next travel destination.