Sarah Heffley

Research Technician

Sarah joined the TMW Center in 2022 as a teaching assistant for the class “The Scale-Up Effect in Public Policy.” She is now a research technician on the curriculum team. She has a master’s degree in early childhood education from Erikson Institute and was an educator in Chicago Public Schools for four years. Sarah graduated with her MPP from the Harris School of Public Policy in 2023, where she wrote a thesis on the impact of parental responsiveness and speech therapy services on language development of young children with unilateral brain injuries. Her favorite book from early childhood is “Blueberries for Sal.”