Sara McClellan

Ph.D. in Organizational Communication, University of Colorado at Boulder

Sara has nearly 20 years of Organizational Development and management experience. She previously served as Associate Director and Organizational Development Specialist for the California Comprehensive Center at WestEd, an educational research, development, and service agency. In this role, she formed and led an Organizational Development team that provided coaching, training, and consultation for the California Department of Education and school districts in California and Arizona.

Sara also worked as a deputy county administrative officer, personnel director, and First 5 director in northern California. She has conducted program evaluations, developed RFPs and grants, and facilitated strategic planning sessions for a number of public and nonprofit organizations. She has also served as an adjunct professor for the Price School of Public Policy and the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at USC.

Dr. McClellan has also presented to the following Clients:

  • Department of State Hospitals
  • Delta Stewardship Council
  • California Office of Emergency Services
  • Association of California School Administrators
  • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
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She currently instructs classes in:

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Leadership
  • Employee Engagement
  • Other additional classes