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Ms. Rebecca Milliman
SPECIAL EDUCATION INCLUSION TEACHER
About Ms. Milliman
Rebecca Milliman graduated from the University of New Orleans with a degree in elementary education and a concentration in mild to moderate special education for grades one through twelve.
After college Ms. Milliman began teaching special education, continuing over the next twenty-six years in grades two through twelve within the Greater New Orleans area. She is currently continuing her education as she studies for her master’s degree.
She believes, “My top goal as an educator is to form a trusting , respectful relationship with each of my students , without this learning won’t occur.”
Ms. Milliman feels that the best characteristic a teacher can have is empathy. “I believe if a teacher can empathize with a student, what they bring from home, the baggage they carry, and how they feel as a student, she/he can form an everlasting relationship with their students,” she shared.
At Athlos she looks forward to working with our team. “There is a family environment among the staff and the students . Having this makes teaching more enjoyable.” she says. When asked about the Athlos model, “I was drawn to the Athlos Model because it included the health of the body. Many children move very little because of technology, and I appreciated that the Athlos Model accounted for not only academics , but also the healthy body,” she adds.
Favorite Performance Character Trait: Social Intelligence
The Performance Character trait that most resonates with Ms. Milliman is social intelligence. “I believe if we treat all others with respect, it builds confidence, creating the stepping stones for teamwork and healthy relationships.”
Fun Facts about Ms. Milliman
• Ms. Milliman is a mother of three sons and one daughter.
• She is a huge Saints fan.
• She has lived in the New Orleans area her entire life.
• Her favorite place to relax is the beach.
• She loves to travel.
• She has 4 dogs including one that she rescued on Athlos’ campus.