Active Learning Abroad


All our staff has international experience. All of them have studied abroad and personally know what is to be in a foreign country. Their dedication and professionalism make possible for ALA to provide an essential part of our additional offering: personal attention and constant support to our students. Consequently our students are always guided to be in the best possible condition on health and safety. At the same time our staff knows Barcelona perfectly and recommends our students the best cultural and social options that the city offers along the year.

Staff Biographies

Sara Stice – Barcelona Program Coordinator

Sara is from coastal California, near San Francisco, and holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of California, Davis. Her infatuation with Barcelona started during a semester Study Abroad program she attended during undergrad, where she was introduced to the vibrant culture of the area and made lifelong friends, who later convinced her to return to Spain. In the fall of 2020 Sara moved to Málaga to work in Spanish public schools as a Language and Culture ambassador, encouraging students to learn English, and in May of 2021 she returned to Barcelona to continue teaching English and working with students. Sara enjoys supporting students in their new adventures navigating new cultures and languages. She loves showing off all the reasons to adore Barcelona as well as sharing some of her favorite spots, such as el Parc del Laberint d’Horta.