Sarah L. Woulfin is an associate professor of educational leadership and policy at the University of Texas at Austin. Sarah uses organizational theory and qualitative methods to study the relationship between policy, leaders’ work, and equitable instructional improvement. Sarah has studied the structures and practices of coaching across multiple states and district contexts. She has also engaged in partnership research on professional learning systems. These scholarly efforts have been supported by the Spencer Foundation and other organizations. Her research has been published in the American Journal of Education, AERA Open, Educational Administration Quarterly, Urban Education, and other outlets. Sarah has had the privilege of serving as an instructor for current and aspiring district and school leaders in Texas and Connecticut on instructional leadership, systemic reform, and policy implementation. Sarah earned her PhD in Education from the University of California–Berkeley. As a former Reading First reading coach and elementary school teacher, Sarah is dedicated to raising the quality of instruction for all students across all schools and improving working conditions for all teachers and leaders in our educational system.