Sarah E. Putman

Sarah E. Putnam earned her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro , her M.S. from Oklahoma State University, in Stillwater, OK and her B.A. from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK. She is a developmental coach with 15 years experience delivering in-depth coaching, consulting, and training for healthcare, industrial firms, school systems, and governmental agencies.

Sarah has an extensive background in group facilitation, assessment, feedback, and statistical analysis and reporting. She has authored and produced web-based educational programs and has authored white papers detailing process and cultural improvements for healthcare and industry. Sarah has coached nearly 3,000 workers through career transitions, from factory floor workers to senior level leaders.

Prior to joining Associates for Professional Development, Sarah was a senior partner at New Ideas in Training & Development for more than 10 years. She was also an instructor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she designed, conducted, and reported research for the national Board for Professional Teaching Standards that resulted in the nationwide implementation of a certification system for outstanding teachers.