Rachel graduated with a BA in English from the University of Colorado, Boulder. During her university years, Rachel attended one of the most intensive teacher-training certification programs in the USA and holds a teaching license for English Language Arts. Rachel is entering her 6th year of teaching having previously taught in the USA and China and is now in her 5th year teaching abroad. Throughout her teaching career, she has taught both secondary-level and primary-level students in intensive English programs. Rachel strives to keep a positive relationship with her students and works with all students to create a safe space in the classroom where students can grow, learn, adapt, and thrive. She is a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual with a passion for helping students reach their highest potential.