Wayne State College

Sara Walsh

Dr. Sara Walsh teaches education courses at Wayne State College. She also serves on the Academic Policies Committee at WSC. Dr. Walsh has implemented the co-teaching during clinical practice model, serves as the contact for this program, and leads the training workshops. She also conducts service-learning projects with Wayne Community, Wayne St. Mary's, Wakefield, Allen, and Emerson-Hubbard elementary students at Ike's Lake.

Before coming to Wayne State, Dr. Walsh taught science classes for grades 7-12 at Elgin Public School in Elgin, Neb., for 11 years. She also creates science learning opportunities throughout the year for libraries, child care centers, and local events.

Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of South Dakota, 2018
MSE, Curriculum and Instruction, Wayne State College, 2006
B.S., Secondary Education and Biology (minor in Chemistry), Briar Cliff University, 2002

Academic Interests
Dr. Walsh's research interests include educational psychology, science education, and intrinsic motivation.