TOTY Spotlight: Sarah Liebelt

Sarah Liebelt was named Teacher of the Year at Golden Isles College & Career Academy. She has taught grades 10 through 12 the Essentials of Healthcare and CNA in the healthcare pathway. Here are some awesome things you should know.


Family: I come from a large family, all living in New England. I am the youngest of 5 children and I am a very proud auntie of many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews! I am married to Mr. Liebelt and we have 6 cats.

Who is your role model? I do not have a role model. There are a lot of people that I look up to, but they all have different traits I admire. I’m lucky to have more than one influential person in my life and I am grateful for their unconditional support and for helping me develop into the woman I am today. 

What is your greatest teaching memory? My favorite teaching memory would have to be the Pinning Ceremony last semester to pin the first round of CNA students at GICCA. It was my proudest moment to date. 

What is your favorite quote or personal motto? Do what is right, not what is easy. 
What is a fact about you that most people don't know? I am a collector of Barbies – Gold Label Barbies are my favorite. 

Any hidden talents or hobbies? I love fishing, gardening and doing home improvement projects with my husband. I also create custom nail sets and was a competitive swimmer at the age of 5.