Sandra has over 25 years of experience working in educational organizations, including schools, universities and non-profit organizations. She started her education career as a high school science teacher. She has been a project leader in a UNESCO Associated School. Sandra has a Bachelor of Education, with a Master’s and Ph.D. in Peace and Conflict Studies. Her research specialization is in how educational initiatives can support community peacebuilding. Sandra has experience with teacher training for human rights education in Canada, India and the Czech Republic. Her experience includes grant writing, program development and writing curriculum for community organizations.