Sarah B. Steinberg, EdD, Principal Consultant

Sarah Headshot profFor more than 30 years, Sarah’s professional and personal interests have been at the intersection of technology and education. She is experienced in strategic marketing and communications, academic planning and program review, technology applications for academic and administrative implementations, and student services. She is a recognized leader, presenter, and author.

After spending more than a dozen years as a practicing civil engineer, Sarah joined Johns Hopkins University in 1993 and held several senior level leadership positions in the School of Engineering, the School of Arts and Sciences, and the Provost’s Office. Among many academic and administrative accomplishments, she led the university wide selection and implementation plan for the Student Information System, as well as the selection and implementation of WebCT, Sakai, and later Blackboard. She was involved in the development and implementation of more than a dozen fully online masters degree programs reaching more than 5000 graduate students per year, and was the lead on the initial Johns Hopkins MOOC partnership with Coursera. In 2012, she was named the Executive Vice Provost of Johns Hopkins University, with responsibility for university-wide strategic initiatives, including online and distance education.

Currently, Sarah is the Principal Consultant of Frogstone Strategies LLC , a higher education consulting firm specializing in online, continuing and professional education. Sarah is a frequent presenter and she serves on several education technology and workforce development advisory boards.


  • BS and Master of Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • MBA, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • Ed.D., University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, Philadelphia, PA

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