Degrees and Certifications:
BA English (Missouri S & T) MA Education (Lindenwood University) Grad Certificate, Gifted Ed K-12 (Univ. of MO-Columbia, 2022) English 9-12 ELA 5-9 Secondary Principal 7-12 Elementary 1-6 SPED Mild/Moderate K-12
Ms. Rebecca Dersch
Ms. Dersch is in her 17th year of teaching. She graduated from Missouri S &T with her BA in English. While in undergrad she won numerous awards for her papers involving heat transfer and thermodynamics. After receiving her teaching credentials in high school English, she taught English in the Hazelwood School District for 12 years. Ms. Dersch's MA is in Education Administration and she served as a summer principal for three years. Over the last few years Ms. Dersch gained additional teaching certifications and has taught middle school English, Special Education, and Elementary Education in St. Charles County before finally landing at Collegiate School. She loves sharing her wit and wisdom with the future STEM leaders at Collegiate. In her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling, swimming, and spending time with her husband, children, and rescue dogs.