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Sara De Weese

My Bio

Sara De Weese started her love for teaching in middle school as a program aide for the Girl Scouts of America in Memphis, TN. As a program aide, she chose and led songs, skits, and crafts for younger scouts. In college she worked as a math tutor helping classmates become successful to complete the mandatory math courses for their desired career. Upon completion of her bachelors in education from the University of Mississippi in 2006, she taught math for 4 years at the middle school she had once attended and spent her summer as a handicrafts director at a Boy Scout Camp in the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas. In 2011, she and her husband Jonathan moved to Colorado to explore new opportunities. Sara taught at Arapahoe Community College and was the center director for Mathnasium Learning Center. After exploring teaching opportunities with students in K-12 and beyond, she returned to her passion for the classroom. Sara started at STEM in January of 2022 as a Course 1 and Course 2 math teacher and has loved every minute of it. She desires to make math meaningful and inspire students to see what they are capable of with a little encouragement. She is very excited to teach Math Explorations and Problem Solving this year.

When Sara is not teaching, she enjoys cooking, walks in the evening around her neighborhood park, Zumba, board games, hiking, and exploring new adventures in Colorado.

My Favorite Things

Favorite Starbucks Drink or Snack: Peach Green Tea Lemonade

Favorite Snacks: White cheddar popcorn, sunflower seeds, chocolate covered pretzels, anything caramel

Favorite Places to Eat: Chilis and Qdoba

Favorite Drinks: Gold peak green tea, coke

Favorite Place to Shop: Target, Amazon, Walmart, Lakeshore

Hobbies: Hiking, cooking, learning new things

Favorite Colors: Blue and green, Earth tones