Rhea Espedido is a Baltimore City Public Schools Lead Teacher assigned at Liberty Elementary School. Rhea started her teaching career in Baltimore City in 2006. She earned her Masters in Educational Management in the Philippines. Rhea has multiple Advanced Professional certifications in Early Childhood; General Education; & Special Education. She is also Nationally Board Certified in Literacy.
Rhea has impacted student achievement through her initiative and extensive involvement in school-wide Writing and Reading Intervention systems. She ensures that all students in her school, especially the struggling readers, are provided reading instruction that is tailored to their individual needs, and she does this by constantly collaborating with teachers, modeling lessons, co-teaching, and conducting professional development. Rhea has an undying drive and passion for literacy development among students.