Rachel Stenftennagel

Senior Teacher Leader & Literacy Intervention Teacher


Teachers , Support Services

Ms. Stenftennagel is Senior Teacher Leader & Literacy Intervention Teacher at McKinley-Thatcher Elementary School. For the past eight years, she has taught 5th, 6th, and 7th grade in Denver Public Schools and in New Jersey, where she is originally from. She has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from The College of New Jersey and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction: K-12 Reading and Writing from the University of Colorado.

Ms. Stenftennagel is extremely passionate about fostering a lifelong love of learning in her students and helping them reach their greatest potential. She is especially excited to prepare her fifth graders with the skills and knowledge they need in order to be successful in middle school and beyond.

In her spare time, Ms. Stenftennagel loves to travel, cook, read, do yoga, and spend time outdoors with her dog.