Rachel Laing grew up in Hastings on Hudson, NY, and attended Skidmore College, where she majored in International Affairs, with minors in Dance, Latin American Studies, and Spanish. She spent semesters abroad in both Buenos Aires, Argentina and Merida in Yucatan, Mexico. Rachel has extensive experience working with children as a camp counselor, nursery school assistant, nanny, and dance teacher.
As a Teaching Assistant at Success Preparatory Academy, Rachel works directly with underprivileged children and their families to ensure all students receive an education to prepare them for college, and to become the next generation of leaders in their communities and beyond. Success Prep is an open enrollment charter school, established in 2009 to meet the city’s need for high quality elementary education.
Jan 3rd, 2011
As part of my AVODAH experience this year, I generally spend Tuesday evenings involved in some form of program at home or in a nearby spot that has agreed to host us. These range from learning about how New Orleans’ geography shaped its history to an introduction to the convoluted legal system, from exploring a [...]
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