Meet Sarah How
Sarah How is a dynamic Certified Advanced Trainer in the Nurtured Heart Approach since 2010 and a practicing Nationally Certified School Psychologist in her 22nd academic year. In education, she has spent her career consulting and collaborating to bring transformative changes for adults, children and families. Her experiences vary from Preschool thru 12th grade + with children and teens who are challenging, intense and have special needs. In the field of education, she has served as the President of the North Dakota Association of School Psychologist. She was elected in August 2018 and now serves as a member of the Executive Board for the Minnesota School Psychologists Association. She is the Co-chair for the Communication Committee and Diversity Committee. She has trained internationally on the Nurtured Heart Approach and been key in supporting the translation of this approach to Spanish with her work in Puerto Rico and Mandarin with her work in China thru the St. Cloud State University Chinese Confucius Institute. She has authored several children's books that support her work with growing children strong on the inside as well as had her books translated to Spanish, Mandarin and Hmong. Her Mandarin book was featured with the photographer, Grady Hau, on the United Nations Day of Disabilities at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China due to the book featuring children with disabilities living in China. Her advocacy, passion and experiences have led to being invited to train in businesses, education, faith communities and coach individuals and families around the US and internationally to be more intentional in relationships.
She is the mother of four children ages 13 to 21 and is married to her husband Mark. Real life experiences and first hand knowledge has shaped her passion for this approach. In 2009, Sarah and her husband, Mark added two additional children, ages 6 and 12, from PATH therapeutic foster care into their family. She knows first hand what it means to do this approach "like your life depends on it."