Sara McHugh

Director, Student Services and Special Education
Sara joined River Charter Schools in 2023 as the new Director of Student Services and Special Education. She has over five years experience in the charter schools, three in the Director role, and over 15 in education. Sara has taught all grade levels from pre school to adults, in special education, general education to AP classes.
She has a Bachelors in English from UC Irvine, a dual credential in multiple subjects, and education specialist, and a Master’s in Education from CSU Chico. Sara is a lifelong learner and is still pursuing her law degree and other graduate studies.
Sara has three children, all active in sports, and is the President of a Non- profit in Butte County that has many national champions, and are still training for national teams.
She spends most of her time with family and has a strong belief in community and service to the surrounding areas. She hopes to stay active in bettering the educational journeys for all and advocating for community outreach. She strives to follow in her fathers footsteps in life long travel and work ethic to serve.