Rachel Scarpato
New Orleans Math Leadership Coach

Rachel supports school and network teams across the Greater New Orleans region through math coaching, content knowledge development, and session facilitation. Rachel began her career in education as a 2008 Teach For America corps member in Jacksonville, FL. In 2011, she moved to New Orleans after falling in love with the city. Rachel is passionate about math education and its connection to building equitable schools for all students.

She was a founding math teacher and instructional coach at a Crocker College Prep, a turnaround school that posted the highest gains in the city in its founding year. Rachel worked as a math content specialist at Achievement Network where she created and reviewed CCSS-aligned math interim assessments and supporting materials used in over 500 schools educating 150,000 students nationwide. Most recently, she served as a network-based math director where she led the adoption and implementation of high-quality math curricula and coached school leaders and teachers in content and use of data.

Rachel holds a B.A. in American Studies from Lafayette College and an Ed.M. in Education Policy & Management from Harvard Graduate School of Education. She enjoys traveling, playing softball, and spending time with her mini schnauzer, Cluckers.