- HighSchool Harrisonburg High School (1989)
- College Appalachain State University (1994)
- Post-Graduate Spanish Language School (1995)
- Post-Graduate Montessori (2008)
Sarah Nieto has worked with children in many capacities for more than 30 years. She earned a B.S. degree in early childhood development and psychology. She lived in Mexico for 5 years where she studied Spanish and taught English at a private elementary school. Upon her return to the U.S., she developed a Spanish curriculum for preschool and elementary children, which she taught for 12 years. Trained in Montessori education, she was the lead teacher in a primary classroom for 6 years in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Ms. Nieto loves spending time in her garden and enjoys kayaking, hiking and biking with her husband and two sons. She is excited to have the opportunity to share her passion for the Spanish language and Spanish-speaking cultures with the Canton Country Day community.