Public school teaching experience includes K-12 music and elementary classroom in science, language arts, and PE; University level for 20 years, in teacher education primarily music education and supervising student teachers.
Discovery and problem-based learning activities
NDMTA Teacher of the Year 2004; Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Florida State University 2000
Bachelor of Science in Education, Certification K-8 Music, University of North Dakota Certification K-12 Music, Valley City State University Master of Music, University of North Dakota Ph.D. in Music Education, The Florida State University Certificates: Computers in Music (2000, The Florida State University) Specialist in Music Business (2005, Berklee Music Online) Distance Education (2009, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Sara Hagen is retired and living between Minnesota and Florida with her husband and three cats.