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Educational Consultants
1001 Ogden Ave.
Suite 203
Downers Grove, IL

Financial Consultants
1717 North Naper Blvd
Suite 200
Naperville, IL

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sara baar-ledford

Sara Baar-Ledford received a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Loyola University Chicago and holds two Master’s degrees, one in Curriculum and Instruction from National Louis University and one in Science Education from DePaul University. She is a licensed educator and enjoys educating families with children of all ages on the importance of lifelong learning.

Sara’s ability to connect with people exists not only inside her classroom walls but throughout all of the communities she serves. Sara’s devotion to education has allowed her to work and volunteer as a teacher, after-school coach and advisor for individuals looking to join the education field. Sara’s collaborative attitude allows her to be successful when working in various communities and connecting families to all of the resources that My College Planning Team has to offer. She looks forward to working with you!

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