Faculty Profile

Sara Gopalkrishna

Sara Gopalkrishna

Assistant Professor

Newark, Delaware 19716

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MA | Columbia University | Secondary Math Education
MS | Portland State University | Computer Science


Sara Gopalkrishna is a former high school teacher of math and computer science (CS). She holds a MA in Secondary Math Education
from Columbia University’s Teachers College and an MS in CS from Portland State University. Dr. Gopalkrishna was also a software engineer at a start-up and a journal editor at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics before completing her EdD in Education Policy at The George Washington University.  Her focus was on CS implementation in high schools. Dr. Gopalkrishna is passionate about demystifying CS and broadening the pipeline of CS professionals. She believes that equity in access and excellent teaching are important for these goals.