Degrees and Certifications:
Resource Specialist CCPA since 2009 Middlebury College
Rachel came to CCPA and Oakland after graduating college in 2009. She began her career in education as a Special Day Class math teacher for two years. This is Rachel's seventh year at CCPA and she's excited to deepen the reading intervention work at CCPA. Rachel graduated from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont with a B.A. in environmental policy. During college Rachel spent her junior year abroad studying in both Northern Tanzania and Buenos Aires, Argentina. In her free time Rachel enjoys cooking, eating, and exploring the outdoors around the bay. She is motivated by integrating special education students in as many ways as possible with the rest of the school for greater educational equity. Rachel also serves as CCPA's PBIS lead, the after school academic liaison, and the Special Education PLC lead.