Rachel Evans

 

Experience

Rachel Evans is a teacherpreneur and National Board Certified Teacher at Denny International Middle School in Seattle, Washington, where she teaches eighth-grade Language Arts and Literature. She received her master’s in education from the University of Washington in 2009 and holds endorsements in English Language Arts and Social Studies. Since 2010, Rachel has been an active member of the district’s International Schools Leadership Team, working collaboratively with colleagues to shape international education for Seattle Public Schools. She is a Virtual Community Organizer with the Center for Teaching Quality Collaboratory.

Work this year as a teacherpreneur

Rachel collaborates with teacher leaders from the 10 international schools in Seattle Public Schools to develop and deliver professional development learning resources that increase teachers’ capacity to teach and assess 21st-century skills and global competencies.

Leadership verb: Empower

On being a teacherpreneur

“The teacherpreneur role values teacher leadership beyond the limitations of schools, districts, and states, and it enables more collaboration between professionals and policy leaders across the globe.”

Suport from administrators

“My principal has supported me as a teacherpreneur by creating a hybrid teaching position and granting me release time so that I am able to fully engage in my leadership role.”

Follow Rachel’s work

Twitter: @SeaTownRachel

Blog: Rachel Evans’ blog

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