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Nominating and Governance Committee Member

Photo of Sara Moody Allen ’64

Nominating and Governance Committee Member and Alumnae/i Recognition Committee Member
Sara Moody Allen ’64, Pennsylvania
Term of Service: 2016–2020

Additional Vassar Volunteer Experience

Member, Class of 1964 Reunion Committees, 1965–2015; member, Reunion Supporting Gift Committee, 2012–2014; member, Philadelphia Vassar Club, 1965–2010; member, Reunion Gift Committee, 2008–2009; volunteer notewriter/phoner, 1993–2008; chair, Class Fund, 1999–2001; volunteer, Vassar Show House, 1965–2000; chair, 35th Reunion Gift, 1998–1999; officer, Northwest Interfaith Movement, 1991–1992; chair, Vassar Juniors; co-chair, Philadelphia Admissions Committee, 1967–1973.

Professional/Community Experience

Faculty member, Springside School, 1972–2006; member, The Research Team, a group of Springside colleagues who studied girls in single-sex and coed classrooms, published papers, and presented workshops, 1992–2000; author, “Classroom Talk: Coed Classes That Work for Girls,” in Women and Language, Volume XX, Spring, 1997; member, CWIS (Council for Women in Independent Schools), 1975–1995; co-chair, Adolescent Study Group, 1988–1993; contributor, “Student-Sustained Discussion: When Students Talk and the Teacher Listens,” in Students Teaching, Teachers Learning, ed. Goswami, Branscombe, Schwartz, 1992; officer, Northwest Interfaith Movement, 1991–1992; recipient, NCTE Teacher-Researcher Grant, 1988; faculty member, Parkway and Alternative Schools Project East, 1970–1972; faculty member, Abington Friends School, 1964–1966; vice president, Board of Governors of Northwest Village Network, 2018–present; member, Board of NVN (Northwest Village Network), 2014–present; member, West Mt Airy Neighbors Streetscapes Committee, 2007–2016.