Sara Javid

Head of School

MBA, PhD Candidate in Business Administration


She is currently working on her dissertation for her PhD in Business Administration, focusing on organizational design and behavior from Arizona University.


Sara brings 17 years of higher education experience, serving both public and private, nonprofit and for-profit schools in northern California. Prior to coming to Futures Academy, Sara served as one of the key members of ITP University's executive management team in Palo Alto, CA. She started her career from student services department at DeVry University, where she started down a path toward becoming a lifelong administrator capable of managing all levels of multiple projects. At San Jose State University, she managed enrollment for over 70 graduate programs and coordinated the development and implementation of marketing and outreach efforts. She has a passion for education and believes each and every student deserves a chance to reach his or her fullest potential. During her career, Sara has served in many roles, in higher education, ranging from advisor to campus director.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • She brings an international vision, having lived outside of the United States -- in Russia, Turkey and Iran.
  • She was a badminton state champion at the age of 11.
  • In her spare time, she likes to travel, watch TV and eat good food.