With a deep passion for working with diverse populations and community oriented organizations, Rachel has always enjoyed and excelled in her role as an educator and leader. Supervising recreation programs and developing physical skills along with building character and self-esteem, Rachel is changing the world, one child at a time. She continues her career as an educator in primary and intermediate school programs gaining diverse experiences in a variety of roles and is looking forward to continuing to expand and balance both her educational administration and youth recreation program management careers.
Educational Administration Intern, The Seabury School, 2013-2014
Grand Canyon University, Masters of Education in Educational Administration, 3.91 GPA current
Washington State Educational Teaching Permit, exp. August 2013
California Multiple Subjects Clear Teaching Credential, exp: November 1, 2015
Las Positas Community College, 2010-2011, Early Childhood Education Administration Course
California State University East Bay 2006-2008, Multiple Subject Teaching Preliminary Credential
California State University East Bay 2006-2008, Bachelor of Arts Liberal Studies/Childhood Development
Education Committee Board Member 2014 The Ducere Group & Village Academy Volunteer Education Committee Board Member
Intervention Teacher 2013-2014 McCarver Elementary, Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, WA 1st Grade, substitute K-5
The Seabury School Substitute Teacher 2012-2014 The Seabury School, independent private school for gifted students. Pre-K – 8, full-inclusion, twice exceptional
Franklin Pierce Substitute Teacher 2012-2014 James Sales Elementary, Tacoma, Washington/Franklin Pierce School District . Pre-K – 12, SPED, LRC, Paraeducator
Elementary Teacher 2008-2010 Preparatory Literary Academy of Cultural Excellence, Title 1 School, Oakland, CA Grades 2 & 3, full-inclusion, 60% ELL
Teacher Candidate Evaluator, SFSU 2008-2010 Evaluate portfolios for elementary teacher candidates in math instruction.
Math Intervention Teacher 2005-2007 Reach Academy, Title 1 School, Oakland, CA K – 5, all students, 65% ELL
Summer Staff, Steve & Kate's Camp 2012-2014 Tacoma Site/Charles Wright Academy Provide auto-didactic leadership to participants in all areas of recreation and creation. This facility had over 100 participants daily.
Youth & Community Program Director 2010 Camp Seymour, Gig Harbor, WA Supervising a staff of 12 lifeguards and 4 instructors, water safety risk management, certifications & trainings, fund raising. This facility had 250 weekly participants.
Preschool & Youth Program Director 2000-2005 Downtown Oakland YMCA Youth & Adult Fitness, Oakland, California Supervising a staff of 35 instructors and lifeguards, marketing, budgeting, risk management, staff training, annual fund raising. This facility had over 8,000 members.
Youth Program Director 1997-2000/2004 YMCA Stanislaus Cnty Modesto, CA 2004 Camp Director/Head Counselor. Supervising facility power, water, food, safety, transportation, communications, maintenance. Supervising a staff of 27 and 120 weekly participants.