Rachel Shank is from Birmingham, Alabama, and graduated from Jacksonville State University in 2015 with degrees in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. She is thrilled to be going into her seventh year of teaching and her third year here at SVS! She has previously worked in Sylacauga, Alabama, and Dallas, Texas, teaching kindergarten, first grade, fourth grade, and fifth grade. She is currently working toward becoming a CALT through the Neuhaus Specialist Program. Rachel and her husband, Jeremy, live in Hoover with their dog, Rider.