Sara Gassman

Sara serves as the Senior Associate, Member Engagement & Professional Learning, connecting members to resources and to each other. Sara leads virtual and in-person opportunities for Advance CTE members, including the New State CTE Director program.  
Prior to working at Advance CTE, Sara supported a network of 100 staff working to build thriving, sustainable cities across North America with a specific focus on raising the visibility and number of people of color, women and young people in the commercial real estate industry. She also worked at a startup during its growth phase, empowering student leaders on over 200 campuses in recovering surplus food from their campuses and delivering it to community members in need.