Rachel King

​Rachel KingB.S. Elementary Education. M.S. Curriculum and Instruction

“I touch the future. I teach.” -Christa Mcauliffe

In my 28 years of teaching elementary students, I have had the honor and privilege of fostering a love of learning in all sorts of learners. I am very familiar with Common Core State Standards and the expectations of schools today. I also have experience teaching students with various needs and skills. Every student is unique, so I always work towards finding how a student learns best so I can customize my instruction and teaching strategies to support and encourage successful learning and instill confidence. 

I live in Downers Grove with my husband and two children.  My daughter attends the University of Missouri and is hoping to be a school psychologist. My son attends Downers Grove North High School and loves playing football.  I also have two very active and friendly dogs and a curious cat. We love to travel to warm and relaxing locations.


Bachelor of Science in Education: Illinois State University

 Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction: University of Illinois

Professional Career

Riverside Public School: 1992- present

  • Teacher Grade 2
  • Teacher Grade 4
  • Teacher Summer School grades K-5
  • Instruction Coach
  • Technology Coach

Private Tutor PreK-5

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