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Truxton Academy Names First Head of School

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The new Truxton Academy Charter School has officially named its first Head of School.

The Board of Trustees announced on Saturday (March 9) that it has voted unanimously in favor of Sara Petit-McClure.

From a release distributed by Truxton Academy Charter School:

“Sara Petit-McClure is a career educator who brings her passion to her position as Head of School at Truxton Academy. She has a wide variety of teaching and leadership experiences where her focus has been on making learning engaging and meaningful for all students.

Sara was the founding Special Education Coordinator at a dual-language charter school in Austin, Texas, where students learned in both Spanish and English. She was also the Science Coordinator at an elementary school in Laurel, Maryland.

Sara holds a master’s degree in Teaching and Curriculum and Educational Leadership, a bachelor’s degree in Inclusive Elementary and Special Education, and is currently completing her PhD in Special Education and Disability Studies.

Outside of work, Sara is a mother to two children; Amira, age seven, and Phoenix, who is almost five. Along with her husband Eric and their children, she enjoys camping, hiking, cooking, and traveling. Sara and her family have a dog, a cat, and raised chickens when they lived in Austin.”

Petit-McClure’s inaugural term officially begins on July 1.

She will be introduced at the Academy’s upcoming Open House and Registration event this Wednesday (March 13).


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