Research Coordinator III
Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies
Rachel joined the Anita Zucker Center in January of 2022 as a Research Coordinator III. Her work at the Center focuses on projects related to the BEST in CLASS intervention and other Center initiatives. Before joining the Center, Rachel worked as the Director of Programs for the Early Learning Coalition of Alachua County for over four years. In that role, she was responsible for the oversight and coordination of the Transformative Professional Development initiative, where she partnered with the Center to provide practiced-based coaching to improve teaching practices, teacher-child interactions and learning outcomes. She received her M.Ed. in Exceptional Student Education from Saint Leo University and her B.S. in Management from the University of Tampa.
M.Ed. in Exceptional Student Education, Saint Leo University, 2010
B.S. in Management, University of Tampa, 2005