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Dr. Sara Taylor

Dr. Sara Taylor



209 Brown Hall


660.562.1561 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2019

Associate Professor


  • Ph. D Education; University of California, Riverside
  • M.A. Special Education; Education Specialist – Moderate/ Severe; Added Authorization Traumatic Brain Injury; Point Loma Nazarene University
  • B.A. Special Education; Multiple Subjects (K-8) credential; Education Specialist - Mild/ Moderate; Western Governor’s University

Courses Taught

Introduction to Teaching Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities

Academic Interests

  • Development of Post-Secondary Skills
  • Evidence-Based Practices
  • Students with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Teacher Preparation
  • Noncognitive Factors
  • Collaboration Between General and Special Education

Scholarly Activity

Dissertation: “The Role of Teachers and their Training in the Development of Post-Secondary Skills in Students with Learning Disabilities”

Other Professional Experiences

  • University of California, Riverside
    • Associate in
    • Graduate Student Researcher
  • Grossmont Union High School District
    • Moderate/ Severe Transition Teacher at alternative academy
    • Mild/ Moderate Teacher at college prep charter
    • Co-Taught Algebra 2
    • Moderate/ Severe Self-Contained Teacher