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Cara Farber

STEP™ Trainer Associate
UChicago Impact

Cara Farber is a STEP™ Trainer Associate at UChicago Impact. Farber provides strategic support in the administration, implementation, and coaching of staff to schools using the STEP Literacy Assessment system. She plays an integral role in ensuring that STEP is implemented reliably, rigorously, and to its fullest potential by providing data-driven literacy coaching focused on increasing teacher knowledge and student performance.

Prior to joining UEI, Farber worked at Excellence Girls (an Uncommon School) as a kindergarten and second grade teacher, as well as an instructional coach. Farber has experience using STEP in the classroom as well as coaching teachers in STEP administration, implementation, and data analysis. She previously also worked as a legal assistant at Sanford, Wittels & Heisler, LLP in Washington D.C.  

Cara holds a BA in public policy and American institutions and education studies from Brown University and an MS in education from Hunter College.