Rachelle is currently the program director for the Career Transitions Center, as well as a customized training consultant for the School of Continuing Education.
She has a strong background in professional development, curriculum development, training, adult education, vocational training, counseling and career coaching. Rachelle is a Globally Certified Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) with more than 12 years of experience in the field. She enjoys working with individuals and organizations to develop their professional and educational goals.
Starting her career as a case manager for women in a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center, she soon became the manager of vocation/education services, where she developed the Adult Literacy/GED Program, Job Readiness Curriculum, and the DIVA Closet (featured in Positively Milwaukee on Today's TMJ4 and in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) - providing professional clothes for women returning to the workforce.
Some of her other professional experiences include telephonic assessment and mental health counseling for Symmetry Employee Assistance Program, and more recently she served for five years as a director of career services for a small private college, where she co-facilitated the Professional Development courses. She has also been a career coach for the CTC since 2008.
Rachelle earned her certificate as a GCDF from the UW-Madison Center for Education & Work. She also has a Master of Arts degree in adult education and a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology, both from Alverno College. Rachelle is a member of the National Career Association.