Sarah Coates

Sarah is proud to join Check Your Head’s proud history and visionary future as a board member.  She is a high school teacher in Vancouver with a decade of classroom experience, and has been working with youth outside of the classroom in coaching and mentorship capacities for two decades.  She is passionate about finding ways to leverage research, art, experiences, and personal connections to explore social justice themes and responses with students and community partners.

Sarah earned a BA degree at Acadia University, a BEd degree at UBC, and most recently an M. Ed in curriculum design and leadership at St Francis Xavier University.  In her spare time, Sarah loves to do triathlons and plan Sunday Suppers to find any excuse to bring friends and strangers together over food and connection.