Rachel StroupImplementation Manager
"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style."
- Maya Angelou
Having worked with Direct Instruction for over nine years, Rachel Stroup knows how to get results with DI programs. Her roles as teacher and administrator at The Roger Bacon Academy in North Carolina have been focused on improving the skills and success of both children and teachers. Rachel spent six years in a teaching role working with kindergarten and third grade students, as well as serving as a teacher mentor and coach for three years. She was responsible for planning school improvement meetings and also leading the intervention team. As Assistant Headmaster, Rachel was able to increase teacher satisfaction of administration by over 25%, and was a key factor in maximizing teacher retention. Rachel’s time as the Dean of Curriculum had her training and evaluating the instruction of staff across four schools, as well as analyzing cognitive development data for 1,200 students weekly, which led to a notable increase in Language Arts proficiency.
Rachel has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Learning from Lynchburg College, and a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Queens University.