Sandra Alberti

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Director of State and District Partnerships and Professional Development, Student Achievement Partners

Summer Institute Presenter

How Sandra helped our schools: Sandra used her experience as a teacher, principal, superintendent, and Director of Math and Science for New Jersey to help prepare Network Team members to train educators on key Common Core shifts.


Sandra joined Student Achievement Partners after having served the New Jersey Department of Education in the roles of Director of Academic Standards and Director of Math and Science Education. She was directly involved in state standards, assessment, and professional development policy and implementation strategies. Prior to working at the state level Sandra held several district-level positions including school superintendent, assistant superintendent of teaching and learning, principal, subject area supervisor and high school science teacher. She has an undergraduate degree in Biology from Rutgers University and masters and doctorate degrees in Educational Leadership from Rowan University.

Common Core Key Facts:

  • Developed based on research of college-readiness indicators and practices of best-performing nations
  • Developed in collaboration with teachers, school administrators, and experts, to provide a clear and consistent framework to prepare our children for college and the workforce.
  • Adopted by 45 states + the District of Columbia
  • Endorsed by the American Federation of Teachers, the National Parent Teacher Association, National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Council of Teacher of Mathematics, as well as others: external link icon

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Last Updated: February 7, 2014