Sarah Lundy is the Regional Educational Laboratory West’s (REL West) Director of Training, Coaching, and Technical Support. Lundy collaborates with WestEd staff to provide analytic and technical support at the state, district, and school levels by effectively using data and research to inform policy and practice in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah. Lundy coaches and supports the design and facilitation of learning experiences that shift adult beliefs and actions as the primary driver for improving and sustaining equitable student outcomes.
Before WestEd, Lundy served as the Director of Leadership Development for the Sonoma County Office of Education, providing technical assistance and data support for district and school improvement teams to address high-leverage equity challenges. Lundy led multiple partnerships between district improvement teams and the Center for Educational Leadership at the University of Washington, the National Equity Project, the Stuart Foundation, and the Improvement Collective. Lundy’s work also focused on cultivating networks of teacher leaders to grow more equitable learning cultures within and between districts.
Lundy designed and led an evidence-based Teacher Leadership Certificate Program in partnership with the University of California, Davis Extension. Before working in California, Lundy taught at the secondary and postsecondary levels for more than a decade in Arizona and Oregon. She served as a research fellow for The Choices Program at Brown University.
Lundy earned a BA in international relations from Gonzaga University, an MA in political science from the University of Arizona, and an EdD in educational leadership and policy from Portland State University.