Rachel joins Ombudsman as Program Administrator for the Joe Foss Alternative and President’s Academy programs in Sioux Falls. These programs enroll a total of 400 students. Rachel holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Secondary Education from Augustana University and her Masters of Science in Professional School Counseling from Minnesota State University-Mankato. She earned an Education Specialist- Principal degree from the University of Sioux Falls, where she was also presented the Servant Leadership Award in 2016. Rachel brings 12 years of comprehensive experience as a 7-12 English Language Arts teacher, school counselor and success coordinator to her director position.