Rachel Kent, M.Ed.
Rachel Kent has been an educator for 18 years, serving as a Special Education Teacher in elementary, middle, and high schools, followed by work at the district level as a Specialist, Coordinator, and Assistant Director in mid and large urban school districts overseeing programs including inclusive instruction and behavior.
Rachel’s passion for equitable instructional practices for diverse learners has been the driving force behind her career, influencing her work with students, parents, curriculum departments, and campus and district leadership to improve student outcomes. Her work on various task forces including standards-based grading, student ownership of learning, PLCs, and positive behavior supports has afforded her the opportunity to advocate for and build in support for students with disabilities at the inception of district-wide programs as well as develop and deliver dynamic training to support this work.
Rachel holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology, a master’s degree in educational administration, and is currently working toward her doctorate in education leadership through Lamar University, focusing her dissertation work on improving outcomes for students with Emotional Behavioral Disorders.
I love to spend time with and torment my two teenagers by threatening to make dance TikToks that their friends might see. I also enjoy playing the piano and ukulele, and making unintentional Pinterest fails.
Binging true crime podcasts on a solo road trip
At a broadway show in New York City