Rachel Saldivar, M.Ed.
Senior Program Evaluator
Ms. Saldivar serves as a Program Evaluator and Director of Data Management. Her work has focused primarily on the use of technology for teaching, learning and evaluation. She has overseen the data collection and processing systems for most projects at Wexford and has managed the external evaluation efforts for grant projects led by the Sobrato Family Foundation, the California Association of Bilingual Education, the California K-12 High Speed Network and the Los Angeles County Office of Education.
During her tenure as a bilingual educator with the Long Beach Unified School District, she worked with elementary, middle and migrant education student populations. Her classroom practices concentrated on early literacy and second language acquisition strategies, and the use of technology to support instruction and student learning. Ms. Saldivar also worked with beginning teachers as a district bilingual intern program course instructor and mentor teacher and coordinator of professional development and parent training for dual language immersion and bilingual education projects.
Ms. Saldivar earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Administrative Credential from the University of LaVerne. She has served as an adjunct professor at California Polytechnic University at Pomona and a Mentor for PUENTE students at Long Beach City College.