College of Education

Sara Kaka, M. A.

Instructor

College of Education

1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Work : (719) 255-4020
skaka@uccs.edu

Sara Kaka, M.A., is an instructor in the Teacher Education & Licensure Program and is the Social Studies content area specialist at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. She has been a licensed social studies teacher since 2002 and has a strong desire to develop innovative teachers that will help foster success for students in their classrooms.

Education

M.A., Curriculum & Instruction, emphasis in Instructional Technology
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (Dec 2008)

B.S, History Education - Illinois State University (May 2002)
Endorsements: Grades 6-12 US/World History, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, and Economics

Teaching

CURR 4800 - Schools, Society, and Diversity

TED 3010 - Early School Diversity Practicum

TED 4940 - Secondary Social Studies Methods

TED 4660 - Elementary Social Studies Methods

Publications and Presentations

Kaka, S. J. (2005). There are those.. The New Scriptor: A Forum for Illinois Educators6, 48-50.

Honors and Awards

Woodland Park High School 2010
Teacher of the Year

Professional Association of Colorado Educators 2007
Awarded Teacher Scholarship to attend the National Council for the Social Studies conference in San Diego in 2007

Illinois State University Dean's List 2001,2002

Volunteer and Service

Member, National Council for the Social Studies
2001-present

Member, Colorado Council for the Social Studies
2006-present

Member, National Council for History Education
2001-present

Member, Colorado Education Association Fund for Children and Public Education
2011-present

Member, Colorado Education Association
2008-present

 
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