Sarah Quinn returned to Porter's in 2017 as the Director of Admission. Previously, she taught English and art history at Miss Porter's from 2007 through 2012, earning the Sarah Porter Excellence in Teaching award in 2011. Prior to teaching at Porter's, Sarah lived in South Korea, where she taught English at the Seoul International School. After returning from Seoul, she worked in advancement at Westminster in Simsbury, Connecticut. From 2012 until 2017, she taught English and worked in admissions at the University School of Milwaukee in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and she later served as the Director of Admission at the Tatnall School in Wilmington, Delaware.
Sarah attended Northfield Mount Hermon and cherishes the memories of her own boarding school experience. She earned her bachelor's degree in English from the College of the Holy Cross, where she was heavily involved in student government and diversity work and was awarded the John F. Redican Medal for outstanding contribution to school community. She went on to earn a master’s degree in education from Framingham State University while she was living in Seoul.
Sarah lives on campus with her family and was thrilled to return, with them, to Farmington. In addition to her work in admissions and as a teacher, she has served as an advisor, field hockey, skiing, and lacrosse coach, and class dean.