Sarah Wannemuehler, EdD

Sarah Wannemuehler, EdD (no photo)


School of Education

Academic Credentials

Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Spalding University; Ed.S. in Educational Administration, Spalding University; M.S. in Elementary Education, Indiana University; B.S. in Elementary Education, University of Southern Indiana


Dr. Sarah Wannemuehler has been involved in private and public education for over forty-five years as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal. Dr. Wannemuehler holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Southern Indiana; a master’s degree from Indiana University and an educational specialist degree and doctorate degree from Spalding University. For three years, Dr. Wannemuehler served as the Director of Graduate Studies at Aquinas College in Nashville, Tennessee. She is presently an Associate Professor, the Director of Early Field Experience at the University of Southern Indiana and teaches in the Graduate School of Education. In addition, she is an adjunct professor at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia and a part of the adjunct faculty at the University of San Francisco. Dr. Wannemuehler is a member of the Education Law Association. She is a national lecturer on the topic of School Law.
Dr. Wannemuehler has two adult children and six grandchildren. Her hobbies include walking, reading, playing, the piano, and mowing the lawn.

Teaching Areas

Public and Private Education Law; Educational Research; Principal Mentorship

Research Interests

Education Law, Education Policy and Development, Educational Administration, Spiritual and Educational Leadership



Legal Issues Related to Catholic Schools – Principals’ Leadership Academy, Diocese of Arlington, VA. May, 2021


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