Sara Nickell graduated summa cum laude from the honors program at Texas Woman's University. She majored in Sociology with minors in Government, Global Studies, and Women's Studies. Since graduating her employment has focused on childcare, education, and civic engagement. She joined Education in Action's Discover Texas Field Trips in 2016, working with students as a Day Program Director and behind the scenes as a School Communications Coordinator. She enjoys teaching Social Studies and Environmental Science. Her favorite part of teaching is when students are able to connect what they are learning with their daily lives. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, spoiling her dog, and consuming any media involving time travel.