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Sara B. Kajder

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Language and Literacy Education (English Education)

  • Program Coordinator, English Education Program

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Innovation in Teaching and Technology

Portrait of Sara Kajder

Contact Information

Office Location

309N Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

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Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

  • adolescent literacy
  • english education
  • new literacies
  • digital media
  • teacher education

Research Interests

  • preservice teacher education
  • adolescent literacy
  • teacher practice
  • teaching with digital tools and social media

Programs of Study


Degree Concentration Institution Year
Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction University of Virginia 2005

Awards and Accolades

Year Award From
2018 D. Kenneth Osborne Faculty Senate Award for Teaching Excellence College of Education, UGA
2017 National Technology Leadership Fellowship Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education and the NCTE Conference on English Education
2016 Ocie Deckle Teaching Award College of Education, UGA
2016 Divergent Award for Excellence in 21st Century Literacies (inaugural) National Center for 21st Century Literacies
2015 Writing Fellowship Center for Teaching and Learning, UGA
2012 James Britton Award National Council of Teachers of English