Degrees and Certifications:
BA in English with an Emphasis in Career Writing
MBA in Business Administration with a Minor in Marketing (Pending)
Igniting Your Everyday Creativity Certificate
About the Instructor
Rebecca grew up in Lompoc and attended school in the Lompoc Unified School District. She went to San Jose State University where she obtained her BA in English with an emphasis in Career Writing. She has attended American Public University and Brandman University to work on graduate coursework in Business and Education. She currently holds a CTE credential in business and is starting a Business CTE pathway at Maple in the 2018/2019 school year.
She has worked in the following industries: legal, executive administration, accounting, and higher education. Her first teaching position was at Laurus College (a career college) in the business department. There, she taught:
- Business Regulations
- Business Communications
- Human Relationships
- Microsoft Office (Powerpoint, Excel, Word, Access, and Publisher)
- and a class on building a professional portfolio
Rebecca recognizes the need for more career and college readiness in high school education. She strives to empower students to have a plan after high school. She encourages students to recognize and reach their potential. If you have a question about her program, just ask!
Outside of Work
Rebecca enjoys spending time with her husband and beagle (named Lady). Her hobbies include photography, graphic design, and working out. She does freelance work on the side as a marketing consultant for local businesses.