Mrs. Rebecca Lentz has taught in DoDEA schools for six years. She is currently teaching Mathematics and Advance via Individual Determination (AVID) at Daegu American School (DAS). Rebecca holds a master’s degree in teaching from Friends University and a bachelor’s degree in secondary mathematics education from Kansas State University. She is the recipient of the General Thurman Scroll of Appreciation, the Kansas Horizon Award, and two DAS Golden Apple Awards. She has served on the committees for math collaboration and leadership teams, AVID site teams, and student and school improvement teams. Rebecca serves as a mentor and friend to her fellow teachers, often assisting with implementing new instructional ideas and strategies. For instance, she has promoted school-wide use of the AVID binder system and interactive notebooks and played an instrumental role in preparing and hosting her schools accreditation visit. A model for 21st Century Education, she has presented numerous in-service workshops on math and pedagogy at professional conferences. Rebecca has guided and supervised student teachers, Korean university interns, and career practicum students ensuring that they exceed requirements for their programs. Rebecca has volunteered evenings to chaperone dances, led activities on Family Math and Dr. Seuss Nights and has facilitated many after school activities like MATHCOUNTS, Academic Assistance, and Lego, Minecraft, and Game Club. Additionally, she can be found providing academic tutoring for all subjects during her lunch hour. When not working, Rebecca and family like to travel, visit museums, and play with their dog Matilda.

2018 TOY - Pacific West
Rebecca Lentz Mathematics & AVID Teacher
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