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Sara Prepsel is smiling in front of a rock cove. She is wearing a red shirt, and her hair is in an updo.

Sara Prepsel '16

Grad Degree:

Master of Science with Reading Specialist Certification

Outcome Opportunity:

Career Advancement


Summer Reading Specialist


Greene Street Friends School

Briefly describe your role.

"I worked as a Summer Reading Specialist for Horizons National Program at Greene Street Friends School in Philadelphia,PA. This role involved providing push in and pull out services for grades kindergarten and first grade. I collaborated with teachers to best assist students with reading gains."

How did you get connected to this opportunity?

"I learned about this opportunity through the SJU gmail on Blackboard."

How did your SJU education impact your professional goals?

"My SJU education allowed me to obtain other employment that enabled me to use my Reading Specialist certification; something that I always wanted to do! I can not say enough good things about how SJU reaches out to its students. The level of care and help was wonderful and sets SJU above other universities."

Did you participate in any experiential learning activities while at SJU?

"Yes, I participated in the SJU Summer Literacy Camp."