Rebecca Shields

Director of the Writing & Tutoring Center

B.A., University of California at Davis

M.A., Sacramento State University

Rebecca Shields is the Director of the Writing & Tutoring Center. She earned her undergraduate degree in English from the University of California at Davis and her Master’s and a Certificate in Teaching Composition from Sacramento State University.  

Rebecca served as Supervising Instructor of the Writing programs for the Education Program for Gifted Youth and the OHSx. Passionate about composition pedagogy and online instruction, Rebecca has created introductory through advanced-level writing and literature courses, including courses tailored for school programs in Saudi Arabia and China. 

Rebecca is a member of the International Writing Centers Association and the Northern California Writing Centers Association. Her continued education includes completion of Stanford’s Cross-Cultural Language and Academic Development (CLAD) Program and courses in technology and pedagogy.

For fun, Rebecca runs and bikes along the American River, hikes in the foothills, and thinks up daring adventures for her favorite characters, her two young boys.