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Rachel Rivers Parroquin, American language educator. Grant, Valparaiso University, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007-2008, VUAA Faculty Development Grant, Valparaiso University Alumni Association, 2007.


Parroquin, Rachel Rivers was born on August 15, 1962 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Clarence Charles and Margaret Michael Rivers.


Bachelor in Spanish, 1985. Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, 1985. Master of Education, Valparaiso University, Indiana, 1990.

Doctor of Education, Loyola University, Chicago, 2008.


Primary teacher, English as foreign language Colegio Americano de Puebla, Mexico, 1985—1986. Teacher Kouts Elementary School, Indiana, 1986—1989, Immanuel Lutheran School, Valparaiso, 1991—1993. English as Second Language instructor Interlink Language Center, 1996—2000.

Lecturer Spanish Valparaiso University, since 2000. Translating & interpreting Porter County Interlocal Special Education Cooperative, Valparaiso, since 2008, Medical & Educational Service Learning Trips Costa Rica, Nicaragua, 2009. Translator Alzheimer's Association, Chicago, 2003, Industrial Steel Corporation, Gary, Indiana, 2001, Interlink Language Center, Valparaiso.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor to conference presentations.


Married Eduardo Francisco Parroquin, November 29, 1986. Children: Marc Eduard, Elisabeth Marie, John Charles.

Clarence Charles

Margaret Michael Rivers

Eduardo Francisco Parroquin

Marc Eduard Parroquin

Elisabeth Marie Parroquin

John Charles Parroquin