Rachel “Rhea” Evans, MA

Academic Coordinator

Rachel has over ten years of experience in the education field, most recently as a special education teacher in Cleveland County Schools System and she enjoys working with teens and young adults. A native of Morristown, TN she participated in choir, served as FCA president, played youth basketball, and volleyball and worked with the Athletic Training staff at Morristown East High School.

She has worked with young people in a leadership capacity since high school as the president of FCA, leader of church youth groups, and an employee of Girls Inc. and the YMCA. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies with a concentration in Youth Ministries from Gardner-Webb University and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Ashford University.

Rachel would like for all youth be able to reach their full potential in all areas of their life. At Foothills at Red Oak Recovery, she will be responsible for providing the academic content to clients while they are receiving services. Not only will she provide the academic content, but she will also serve as a liaison between the client’s home school, parents, and student. Rachel has a wealth of knowledge in helping students accomplish their personal and academic goals.

Rachel is married to Bryan and is the mother to Malik and Serenity, as well as one heavenly daughter named Trinity. An avid Tennessee Volunteers and Carolina Panthers fan, she enjoys music, singing, and creative and interpretive dancing in her free time. She has a working knowledge of American Sign Language and often incorporates that into dances and dramas she creates.