Hello from our Head of School


Sara Petit-McClure is a career educator who brings her passion to her position as Head of School at Truxton Academy.  She has a wide variety of teaching and leadership experiences where her focus has been on making learning engaging and meaningful for all students.  Sara was the founding Special Education Coordinator at a dual-language charter school in Austin, Texas, where students learned in both Spanish and English.  She was also the Science Coordinator at an elementary school in Laurel, Maryland.  Sara holds a master’s degree in Teaching and Curriculum and Educational Leadership, a bachelor’s degree in Inclusive Elementary and Special Education, and is currently completing her PhD in Special Education and Disability Studies.  Outside of work, Sara is a mother to two children; Amira, age 8, and Phoenix, who is 6.  Along with her husband Eric and their children, she enjoys camping, hiking, cooking, and traveling.  Sara and her family have a dog, a cat, and raised chickens when they lived in Austin.

Sara Petit-McClure, Head of School

Our School Team

Sara Petit-McClure - Head of School

Leaf Carmer - Head of Operations & Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Hull - Thirdd Grade Teacher

Crisol Matos - Second Grade Teacher

Brianna Smith - Kindergarten/First Grade Teacher

Jessica Fallon - Kindergarten/First Grade Teacher

Marci Francis - Kindergarten Teacher

Heather Boyden - Physical Education Teacher

Jasminique Harris - Teacher’s Assistant

Ashley Martin - Special Education Teacher

Jasmine Jahangir - Spanish Teacher

Bridgette Ullrich - Cafeteria Chef

Fran Bushaw - Custodian