Sarah Phelps

Sarah Phelps

Program Manager, Computer Science and STEM

About Sarah Phelps

Sarah Phelps (she/her) is the LTC’s Program Manager for Computer Science and STEM. Sarah takes great joy in seeing students learn expansively through technology as well as working with the educators who strive to make those “eureka” moments happen every day.

While serving as an instructional coach and elementary computer teacher for over the past decade, Sarah has been recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education for her ongoing commitment to CS and STEM education, including through both the Emerson Excellence in Education Award and the Those Who Excel Award of Merit. Sarah also holds a variety of degrees and certifications, most notably a BS in Elementary Education and Teaching from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania, and an Education Specialist degree in Educational Administration.

Certifications

Contact Information

  • Email: sphelps@ltcillinois.org
  • Phone: (618) 312-3784

Sarah’s Upcoming Events

CS & STEM Networking Meeting

| Free

Join LTC Program Manager Sarah Phelps for a monthly CS & STEM networking meeting where participants can:

– Learn about new resources
– Ask questions
– Share experiences
– Expand their CS professional network

Teachers, administrators, and curriculum stakeholders are invited to attend, as well CS & STEM educators of all experience levels and at all grade levels. Whether you’re just starting out or interested in taking your district’s CS & STEM program to the next level, this networking group will help you achieve your goals.

Sarah Phelps
Sarah Phelps
Program Manager, Computer Science and STEM, Learning Technology Center

Computer Literacy and Computer Science in the Classroom Series – Comp. Literacy

| Free

In this virtual session, we will define computer literacy and highlight how it differs from computer science. We will also explore Illinois new computer literacy standards, dive into computer literacy skills, and discuss simple ways you can incorporate computer literacy and computer science learning into your classroom!

Sarah Phelps
Sarah Phelps
Program Manager, Computer Science and STEM, Learning Technology Center

Computer Literacy and Computer Science in the Classroom Series: Diving into CS

| Free

Join us as we break down standards into easy-to-understand chunks, including the computational skills and competencies addressed in the K-2, 3-5, and 6-8 standard sets. We’ll also highlight several best practices your district can use today to start incorporating CS concepts into any classroom or content area.

Sarah Phelps
Sarah Phelps
Program Manager, Computer Science and STEM, Learning Technology Center

CS & STEM Networking Meeting

| Free

Join LTC Program Manager Sarah Phelps for a monthly CS & STEM networking meeting where participants can:

– Learn about new resources
– Ask questions
– Share experiences
– Expand their CS professional network

Teachers, administrators, and curriculum stakeholders are invited to attend, as well CS & STEM educators of all experience levels and at all grade levels. Whether you’re just starting out or interested in taking your district’s CS & STEM program to the next level, this networking group will help you achieve your goals.

Sarah Phelps
Sarah Phelps
Program Manager, Computer Science and STEM, Learning Technology Center

CS Fundamentals – Lake County ROE

| $25

CS Fundamentals is an introductory workshop for elementary educators new to teaching computer science who want to explore teaching Code.org’s CS Fundamentals curriculum.

Brian Bates
Brian Bates
Director of Professional Learning, Learning Technology Center
Sarah Phelps
Sarah Phelps
Program Manager, Computer Science and STEM, Learning Technology Center