Sarah Armstrong brings her experience as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, and principal--as well as her expertise in brain research--to her work training educators across the nation. Armstrong conducts workshops at national and state conferences and works regularly with teachers in grades K-12, as well as novice and aspiring school administrators who want to develop brain-compatible programs in their schools. In addition, she serves as an adjunct faculty member for several universities, embedding brain research in classes on curriculum and instruction, assessment, and risk and resiliency. Armstrong received an M.ED as a Reading Specialist from Lynchburg College, and an Ed.D from the University of Virginia. She is the author of Teaching Smarter With the Brain in Focus (Scholastic, 2008). She resides in Virginia with her husband Stu.