Katy Sargent

Development + Communications Coordinator

ksargent@learningworks.me 207-775-0105 x122
Experience: Katy Sargent (she/her/hers) received her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern Maine where she studied English and Creative Writing. She earned her MFA from Stonecoast in 2013, concentrating in creative non-fiction. While in her graduate program, she designed and taught an after-school workshop for new Mainers, sharing poetry with her students and falling in love with the stories of young writers. Katy has been working with educational non-profits in Portland since 2009 - including the Telling Room, Woodford's Family Services and the Portland Housing Authority's study centers. She is passionate about education, building community and loves nothing more than watching a child discover their own creative strengths. She lives in Portland with her two wild and wonderful daughters.
Favorite Ice Cream: Peppermint Stick
Favorite Song: 'Joga' by Björk