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Sara (Sally) Rusk earned a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies in May, 1986; a Post Baccalaureate, Secondary Social Studies Education in December, 1989, both from the University of Arizona. She received a Bilingual Endorsement from the University of Phoenix in 1993. She has and continues to take classes at large at other colleges and universities.
Sally has been a Social Studies Teacher at Pueblo Magnet High School in Tucson, Arizona since August of 1996 – 17 years. She currently teaches World History and Bilingual World History, and has previously taught Global Issues, American History—Mexican American Perspectives, and American Government. Her teaching and learning goals are to focus on students and their lives; create culturally relevant curriculum, presentations, group work, and discussions; and to compare and contrast past to present. She places an emphasis on social justice and creating hands-on projects for her students.
Sally is involved in a number of extra-curricular activities including serving as Co-Sponsor of Pueblo High School MEChA, Sponsor of the Pueblo’s Poetry Club; and the International Film Festival “liaison” for Pueblo. She tutors students in History, Math and English before and after school most days as well. Sally is actively involved in the Pueblo and greater Tucson community through membership in Tucson Jewish Federation Holocaust Education Committee; College of Education Alumni Association; Tucson Education Association; and Tucson Bus Riders Union.