Beckwith, Rachel

Dr. Rachel Beckwith is a passionate educator with 17 years of experience teaching middle school students. Currently, she is the Chapter 104/Gifted and Talented teacher at Leonard Middle School in Old Town. Dr. Beckwith earned her Masters Degree in Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction from the University of Maine and her Doctorate in Educational Studies from the University of Northern Colorado. Her interests and expertise lie in the realm of cooperative group work, academic discourse, and student empowerment. She firmly believes in the power of cooperation and actively incorporates group activities into her curriculum to build academic relationships and support positive communication among students.