Sarah J. Hall, M.Ed., serves as SC3 Associate Director and Oklahoma/New Mexico TA Coordinator. She previously served as the Oklahoma TA Coordinator for the former Mid-Continent Comprehensive Center. She has worked with the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) as part of the Oklahoma TA Team in building the capacity of OSDE staff members to support districts and schools better in implementing and sustaining state and federal initiatives since 2006. Over the past eight years, she has supported ED initiatives using a high impact TA approach to build state capacity in the areas of statewide systems of support (SSOS), school improvement, school turnaround, College and Career Readiness/Common Core State Standards (CCR/CCSS), teacher and leader effectiveness, and effective interventions for students in need. She has 30 years of experience as an educator including teacher (English, special education), special education department chair, counselor (middle and high school), alternative school principal in Denver, Colorado, and she served in two state departments of education, Colorado (Director of Comprehensive Programs for High Risk Youth) and Maryland (Branch Chief for Program Improvement and Family Support).