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Sarah Fleenor

Associate Director, Citizen-Leader Track

Sarah Fleenor is the Associate Director for the Citizen-Leader Track, also known as VPI Battalion. She joined the Corps staff in 2023.

Sarah is a 2009 graduate of Hollins University where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in political science with a concentration in international political systems. She also has a master's degree in diplomacy and international commerce from Norwich University, as well as a master's degree in education from Emory & Henry College.

She began teaching middle and high school government in Newport News, Virginia in 2016, serving as student council advisor, a mentor to new educators, and a curriculum writer for Newport News Public Schools. Sarah has also been involved with the VA Civics nonprofit as a trainer and mentor teacher for the "We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution" curriculum program. 

Originally from Abingdon, Virginia, Sarah has been married to her husband, Justin, since 2016. She enjoys traveling, reading, doing various crafts, going to concerts in the summer, and skiing in the winter.