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Meet New Truxton Academy’s First Head of School Tonight, March 25

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Don’t miss your chance to meet the new Truxton Academy’s first Head of School, Sara Petit-McClure. She’ll be at the school, 6337 Academy Street in Truxton, tonight at 6:30 for an informal meet-and-greet conversation.

The Board of Trustees voted unanimously to name Petit-McClure as the new Head of School, effective July 1, 2019.

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 7, and Phoenix, who is almost 5.  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.

There will be light refreshments served at tonight’s session.

Truxton Academy will also host Tully Rotary’s monthly Business Backstory program this Thursday (March 28) at 6 p.m. Tully Rotary is a monthly program that highlights local businesses and organizations.

Truxton Academy Charter School is set to open this fall starting with Kindergarten and 1st grade, adding one grade per year until it reaches 6 grades.

There will also be food and beverage served with a $5 suggested donation.

You can RSVP to this event by emailing

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