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Ms. Birkeland

Sara Birkeland has over 25 years of teaching experience since she graduated from St. Olaf College. After also working as a professional musician, Ms. Birkeland joined St. Paul Public Schools six years ago, in PreK classrooms at American Indian Magnet, Obama Elementary, Bruce Vento Elementary, and Expo Elementary. This is her third year at Maxfield, and her passions are equipping ALL of our youngest learners with a love of learning that will follow them throughout school! Outside of school she can be found raising her three teenagers, singing or reading.