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Rachel Anne DeVerna Jacobs

Fourth Grade Lead Teacher, Venable Elementary School, Charlottesville, VA

206 5th Street Southwest, Unit D · Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 465-7471 · ·

Veteran teacher with school-wide leadership experience seeking classroom teaching position.
CERTIFICATION Professional Teacher Certificate
State of Maine, General Elementary Endorsement K-8


August 2014- Venable Elementary, Charlottesville, Virginia

Present Fourth Grade Teacher
Chair of school-wide PBIS committee and implementation/design team
Member of the Leadership Team
Lead teacher of the Fourth Grade Team
Instructed after school math club

August 2012- Grafton Village Elementary, Stafford, Virginia

June 2014 Fifth Grade Teacher
Inclusion teacher; co-taught with special education teacher
Instructed after school French Club
Conducted SOL tutoring in reading and math
Co-director of Safety Patrol

August 2011- Kate Waller Barrett Elementary, Stafford, Virginia

May 2012 Student Teacher
Fall: Fifth grade (ESL inclusion class)
Spring: First grade (inclusion class)

November 2011- Stafford County Public Schools

June 2012 Substitute Teacher


2016 Responsive Classroom Training

2016 Zones of Regulation Conference

2014 - Present Ongoing training on PLC Leadership with Cindy Harrison

2014 Using Classroom-Level Data to Improve English Language Learners

Achievement Conference

2012 Virginia TESOL Conference

Presenter on Action Research Projects, and specifically my master’s thesis
2012 William and Mary Symposium on Professional Collaboration and Inclusive


Fall 2011- Present Recipient, College of Education Research Grant, University of Mary

September 2011 Recipient, Edward Alvey, Jr. Scholarship, University of Mary Washington

November 2010 ETS Recognition of Excellence, Praxis II Scores

Fall 2010- Present Member, Kappa Delta Pi, International Education Honor Society

Fall 2010- Present Member, Phi Sigma Iota, International Foreign Language Honor Society

September, 2010 Recipient, Beulah M Hartman Scholarship, University of Mary Washington

May 2009- Dean’s List, University of Mary Washington, Five Semesters

May 2011

University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
Master of Science, Elementary Education, May 2012
Specialization in English Language Learners
Thesis: “Dialogue Journals and Their Effects on English Language Learners”
GPA: 4.0

University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA

Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, French, May 2011
Overall GPA: 3.38
Major GPA: 3.49


Erin Kershner Principal

Venable Elementary School
(434) 245-2418 (work)

Valeta Paige Assistant Principal

Venable Elementary School
(434) 245-2418 (work)

Stephanie Tatel Instructional Coach

Venable Elementary School
(434) 245-2418 (work)