With over 15 years experience in the education and civil society sectors, our consultants are well equipped to provide you with solutions for your educational needs.
Launch Educational Services, LLC is based on the belief that education is the key to empowerment, and we are committed to providing our clients with the knowledge to achieve academic success, wether it be through innovative curriculum development or through the administration of thorough psycho-assessments to understand a student's academic strengths and areas for growth.
Dr. Sara Baird, President of Launch Educational Services, LLC, has experience as an educational administrator, educational psychologist, a private consultant for international non-governmental organizations, and a graduate faculty member. Sara is a licensed social worker and holds an MSW from Stockholm University in Sweden. She was selected to by the graduate school to be a voting graduate student member of the Royal Swedish Academy for the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1996. Her Doctorate in Education from Regent University specialized in educational psychology. As part of her doctoral dissertation, Dr. Baird provided
educational consultancy services for Food For The Poor in Haiti. Food For The
Poor is the 3rd largest American INGO, and serves Latin America and
the Caribbean. The educational consultancy involved setting up educational programs - with curriculum and teacher training efforts - in Haiti, and evaluating the institutional
capacity of such efforts to ensure long-term sustainability.
Dr. Baird brings extensive educational experience to Launch Educational Services. She has served as a principal of a school, a school counselor post-September 11 in the Washington, D.C. area, a special education resource teacher, and a classroom teacher. She was invited to serve on the Design for
Excellence evaluation team in the Diocese of Arlington (Washington, D.C.
metropolitan area) and a member of the Steering Committee for the Archdiocese
of Denver’s Accreditation Team. She was recognized by U.S. Senator Michael
Bennet, former Superintendent of Denver Public Schools, for her service to
Youth and her exemplary school leadership. She was honored with the Administrator Award from Asian Education Advisory Council through Denver Public Schools for her service to students. Dr. Baird is a former assistant
professor with the Master of Nonprofit Management Program at Regis University
where she advised all international students and coordinated the online
program. She was a board member for the City Club of Denver and provides insights into national and local educational issues. In 2014, she was featured by the Denver Business Journal in their "People on the Move" section. She currently services on the Longmont Youth Symphony Board of Directors.
We invite you to see where Launch Educational Services, LLC can take you.