Sara Turansky

Instructor and Course Designer, University of Wisconsin - Stout
Teaching, Learning and Leadership
College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences


Brief Biography

Sara has been teaching 30 years, 15 online. She spent half of her career teaching overseas in the United Arab Emirates, at both the K-12 and tertiary levels.

Teaching Interests: Mathematics Education, Middle School Education


    • MS Online Teaching and Learning
      California State University - Hayward
      Hayward, CA, United States, 2003
    • MA Teaching in the Elementary School
      Western Michigan University
      Kalamazoo, MI, United States, 1986
    • BA Elementary Education
      Western Michigan University
      Kalamazoo, MI, United States, 1986

Licensures and Certifications

  • Certificate of Online Teaching and Learning: California State University - Hayward
  • Texas Teaching Certificate: Texas Educational Authority

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin - Stout, School of Education
        Instructor and Course Designer
        August 20, 2005 -
      • Ozarks Technical College, Online Education
        Course Instructor
        August 2009 - July 2013
      • Emirates College for Advanced Education, School of Education
        Mathematics Education Faculty
        August 2008 - June 2009
      • United Arab Emirates University, Foundation Program
        Track/Course Coordinator for Math Arts and Instructor
        August 1995 - June 2000

    Academic - P-12

      • Northwestern University
        Online Instructor and Course Designer
        September 2009 - March 2011
      • American Community School
        Classroom Teacher
        August 2000 - June 2008
      • Al Bateen Scientific School
        Classroom Teacher
        August 1994 - July 1995
      • Al Sanawbar School
        Classroom Teacher
        September 1992 - June 1994