“Sara Knigge has provided her expertise to our district for over three years in the areas of co-teaching, Spanish Language Arts Standards, and best instructional practices for Multilingual Learners. She has supported the implementation of curriculum, instructional strategies, and has increased the knowledge base and confidence of our staff members. Sara Knigge is not only an expert in this field, but she is personable and connects authentically with our staff members. Working with Sara Knigge in planning for the school year is seamless. She is flexible, adaptive, and upholds our mission and values. We are so grateful to continue our partnership with Sara Knigge in building high-quality English Learner Programs for our students.”

Mrs. Shadia Salem Assistant Superintendent of English Learning North Palos SD 117

“Sara Knigge has been a ray of sunshine for the Bensenville School District 2. She has led us in the implementation of a new dual language through the COVID years, she offers the flexibility and attention…We rely on her expertise to help our staff understand the significance of aligning standards to our K-5 units of study, and to the holistic biliterate approach.  She offers a true partnership with our district to help us explore ways in which we can effectively engage, develop, and assess students from multilingual backgrounds.  The ongoing professional development is filled with high impact strategies that connect curriculum development with practical student engagement  ideas that accentuate all 5 domains of language learning.  Our entire staff has reported high levels of satisfaction from the work led by Sara and her READ en Espanol service.”

Edgar Palacios, Director of Multilingual Education