Dr. Rachael Mahmood is anengaging and activational speaker/facilitator on topics related to equity in education, including: culturally relevant instruction, culturally responsive teaching, implicit bias, minority parent involvement, and multicultural curriculum.
Ed.D, Northern Illinois University, in Teaching, Learning, Curriculum and Instruction, with a focus on culturally relevant instruction
M.Ed, Elmhurst College,in Teacher Leadership.
Micro-credential in Equity Mindset, Illinois State University
Micro-credential in Culturally Responsive Curriculum, Illinois State University
Reading Teacher Leader Endorsement
B.Ed, Benedictine University, in Elementary Ed. and Psychology
Middle School Endorsement English and Social Science
Five Years Early Childhood Teaching.
Seventeen Years Elementary School Teaching.
Worked in Title 1 Schools recognized for cultural and socio-economic diversity.
Using culturally responsive teaching, 90+% of my class typically earns a student growth percentile (SGP) over 70% on state tests; 0% under 40%.