Sandra Riley is a 2022-2023 Teach Plus Pennsylvania Policy Fellow and a Head Teacher for School Age children at Spring Garden Early Learning Center in Easton, Pennsylvania. Sandra began her educational career as the Educational Director of the Boys and Girls Club of Easton. Sandra was named a PA Equity in Early Childhood Education Champion Awardee in 2022, Lafayette College 1st Annual Sojourner Truth Award for Excellence in 2002, and Celebration Art! Teacher awards in 2013 and 2015. Sandra is a graduate and member of Easton’s Weed and Seed Tall Team, member of the local NAACP, and community volunteer for the Easton Boys and Girls Club. She earned a BA in Sociology and a BA in African American Studies from Rutgers University and an Early Childhood Education: Infant to Grade 4, A.A.S. from Northampton Community College.