Rachel Jenkins, M.A., Senior Writer/Editor, Publishing and Production
Dana Center Role
Rachel collaborates with colleagues to develop and publish Dana Center content. She consults on all aspects of the content lifecycle—from conceptualization and design through review, production, and asset management—and advises on intellectual property matters, including rights and permissions.
Since joining the Center in 1996, Rachel has supported several website redesigns and helped produce countless proposals, reports, collateral and media pieces, and books, including the third edition of Texas Safety Standards: Kindergarten Through Grade 12 Science (2006) and the first and second editions of Making the Most of Your Coaching Investment: Tools to Strengthen Your Local Instructional Coaching Program (2010, 2011).
Before Joining the Dana Center
Rachel worked variously as a fact-checker, researcher, proposal coordinator, and editor for an encyclopedia of Texas history, as a staff editor and writer for The University of Texas at Austin’s award-winning student paper, The Daily Texan, and as a consultant in what was then known as the University’s Writing Lab. She has more than 20 years of experience in proposal development and publishing and holds certificates in fundraising, volunteer management, and nonprofit management.
M.A., English and Comparative Literature, The University of Texas at Austin
B.A., English, Angelo State University