Over the past five years, Rachel has taught English, Social Studies, Film, and Yearbook at the Einstein School. No matter which class she is teaching, Rachel’s primary goal is to help her students grow in preparation for the wider world they will enter when they graduate. Rachel strives to actively engage students by connecting with them through engaging material and ensuring they always have fun. The environment in Rachel’s classroom is one of excitement and respectful curiosity.
Rachel graduated from the University of North Texas in 2013 with two BAs – one in English with a concentration in Literature, and one in Anthropology. After graduation, she began her teaching journey at a nonprofit before trying her hand as a project manager, an events coordinator, and social media marketer. She also worked in the gaming industry before realizing her calling and joining Einstein. These experiences allow Rachel to share her distinctive brand of knowledge with students and bring exciting and interactive learning experiences into the classroom.
This year, Rachel teaches English I, Film I: American Cinema, Film II: International Cinema, and Film III: Introduction to Film Production. This past semester, Rachel’s Film III class conceptualized, wrote, shot, and edited a short film as a full crew which they titled Secret Santa: The Movie. This holiday short tells the story of a young person finding belonging and meaning through a simple holiday ritual.