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Sarah Carvalho, MA

Education Specialist

Sarah Carvalho serves as an Education Specialist focused on supporting multilingual graduate students and faculty through programs that advance teaching and communication skills.

Sarah has over 15 years of professional experience in higher education, including teaching, program management, and graduate student advising. She previously served as a Senior Learning Skills Counselor in the Teaching and Learning Commons where she provided language instruction to graduate students and administered assessments. Her prior experience also includes roles at multiple universities, notably as a Language Development Specialist at Carnegie Mellon University's Intercultural Communication Center.

 Sarah earned a bachelor's degree in Sociocultural Anthropology from Tufts University and a master's degree in Linguistics from the University of Colorado-Boulder. She holds a certificate in E-Learning and Instructional Design from the University of Washington. Drawing on this background, she is committed to creating an inclusive learning environment that embraces diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, incorporating an asset-based approach that values each student’s unique strengths and experiences.