As a leader in education, she stands unwaveringly for equity, justice, and culturally proficient communities through relevant, personalized, and meaningful education that is joyful, loving and based on radical belonging.
Rebecca’s background in Special Education equips her with the knowledge and the confidence to navigate educational policy with integrity and compassion.
Her savvy in arts integration and potent creativity empowers her in a range of activities, from infusing common core standards with arts-centered learning to increase student engagement, to designing SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analyses that are exciting and inventive in order to respond to system challenges, whether they be big or small.
Rebecca uses the artistic process to support teachers developing self-care to address their burnout, and uses the cornerstone of iteration in design thinking to approach problem-solving by being generative, playful, and thinking outside the box.
Rebecca’s expertise in social emotional learning through a culturally responsive frame equips her with approaches for educators and students to build foundational soft skills. These skills support all of us through improved collaboration and the development of habits that focus on personalized learning that is globally minded.
Rebecca received her M.S. in Communicative Disorders from San Francisco State University in 2012 and her M.A. in Educational Administration 2017.
Rebecca has been a public speaker, has facilitated workshops, and has provided both individual and team consultation about educational access, inclusion, and anti-biased practices for over 20 years.
Rebecca is committed to creating joyful and impactful educational communities that empower students, their families, educators, and staff to continuously engage in inquiry, be curious, and build deep belonging.