Meet Our
Amazing Teachers

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.

Jarah Hagerty

Twigs Teacher

Meet our teacher, Jarah Hagerty. Now in her 7th year at Geist Orchard Cooperative Preschool, Ms. Jarah has been teaching Early Childhood Education since 2000. She holds a BS degree in Secondary Education from Indiana State University. She and her husband, Andy, have two children: Mallory and Niles. In her free time, Ms. Jarah enjoys attending her children’s sporting and performance events and traveling with her family.

Sara Sturm

Sprouts Teacher

Sara is joining us as our Sprouts teacher after four years as a GOCP parent.  She graduated from Purdue University with a master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology and is a licensed Speech Pathologist with eight years of experience working at the preschool and elementary levels.  Sara and her husband, Josh, have two children:  Scarlett and Josie.  Sara enjoys reading, crafting, traveling, and camping trips with family and friends.