Rachel McDonald
    Teacher Introduction
    Two years ago, Mrs. McDonald joined Renaissance High School as the English Language Arts teacher. From the San Francisco Bay Area, Mrs. McDonald has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies with concentrations in English and Psychology and a Master of Arts degree in Education from Notre Dame de Namur University. She also has a second Master of Arts degree in English with a focus in Composition from San Francisco State University. She holds credentials to teach secondary English, post-secondary composition, and post-secondary reading. She has taught English and Special Education in a comprehensive high school setting as well as Composition in a university setting. Additionally, Mrs. McDonald is a mother to three children, and a lifelong learner dedicated to continuing her education. She is currently in the process of acquiring her Doctorate in Education from Johns Hopkins University. 
    Favorite Quote:

     "What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us.

    The greatest university of all is a collection of books." -Thomas Carlyle