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Town of Westlake, Westlake Academy IB World School


Sarah Firsching joined Westlake Academy in 2013, where she teaches in Grade 1. She believes in the PYP IB Programme and is dedicated to the IB philosophy, international mindedness and building impactful relationships with her students. With every year of teaching, Ms. Firsching develops new understanding of the inquiry process and her role as an educator.
Ms. Firsching is also on the Global Liaison team where she runs Student Shoulder to Shoulder programming and the International Student Leadership Symposium for the MYP/DP. She has lead student trips to Detroit, Germany and China. This year, our ISLS group will travel to South Africa. Ms. Firsching received her Bachelor’s degree from Sam Houston State University and is certified to teach early childhood to sixth grade. Additionally, She is currently working towards her Masters of Education in Educational Administration.
Ms. Firsching grew up in Keller and she is so thankful that Westlake Academy brought her back to Texas, close to her family and to be working with such wonderful faculty and students. Being a part of Westlake Academy is such a privilege and she is looking forward to another great school year!