As Emerging Talent Network Program Associate, Sara Zaccardelli helps connect 11th-grade aspiring students and 12th-grade emerging students from eight targeted Cleveland Metropolitan School District high schools to career placement opportunities with local companies through summer internships and full-time job opportunities.
Prior to JumpStart, Sara ran payroll for 100 employees and managed several databases at Safway Services. In addition, she was responsible for accounts payable/receivables, union reporting and billing. Before joining Safway Services, Sara taught English at Canton Harbor High School. In this role, she was responsible for creating and implementing a curriculum that aligned with the Common Core State Standards, classroom management, administering state testing and data collection/reporting.
Sara received her bachelor’s degree in Integrated Language Arts from Kent State University.