Sasha earned her B.S. in Psychology from Brooklyn College in 2014 and her M.Ed. in Special Education from Brooklyn College in 2016. She then served as a Special Education Teacher at a public school in Brooklyn, NY before joining the Motivate Lab team. Sasha’s teaching career began through her affiliation with Teach for America in which she devoted five years fighting educational inequity and opportunity gaps in the Public School System. Her research interests include studying the student-teacher relationship and how promoting Social Emotional Learning in the classroom can have a positive impact on students’ growth emotionally, socially, and academically.
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