Rachel is a dual certified special education and elementary ed teacher with a masters degree in curriculum and instruction, as well as a certificate in trauma informed practices for children and adolescents. She has worked in fully inclusive classrooms and self-contained environments. Rachel’s current role is as the special education teacher for a behavioral and emotional support program for students with trauma and behavioral difficulties. Her passion is creating a safe space where all students feel comfortable to take risks. Rachel loves connecting with other teachers and supporting their paths to incorporating trauma supportive care into their classrooms.