Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts in English Language Arts- UNT
Rachel Gunnels is thrilled to be back at GPFAA! This year she will be teaching OnRamps Rhetoric, Creative Writing and AP Literature. In the past, she has taught English 2, English 3, AP Language, Pre-AP English 1, 6th grade ELA and Speech Communications. Rachel is a graduate of the University of North Texas with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in English Language Arts. She soon hopes to continue her English education with a graduate degree.
Ms. Gunnels is passionate about teaching writing and studying literature. She is so thankful this year will be filled with a lot of both! She hopes to instill a love of reading in her students and to teach them to always ask questions and use critical thinking in their lives beyond the classroom. Outside of school, Ms. Gunnels enjoys hiking, traveling, reading, and has a passion for watching TV. She is a dog mama to a rambunctious Westie named Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and in the fall of 2020 she will get married to her wonderful fiancé, Paul.