Rebecca Rojano

Rebecca Rojano

Spanish Faculty



B.A., Keene State College

Rebecca join Walker’s from The Master’s School just up the road in West Simsbury, where she was a middle and high school Spanish teacher. While at The Master’s School, Rebecca designed curriculum, taught a wide range of classes, was the faculty leader for student government and coordinated the Human Trafficking Awareness Club. Previously, Rebecca taught Spanish at the Enrico Fermi High School in Enfield, CT. A magna cum laude graduate of Keene State College with a dual degree in Secondary Education and Spanish, Rebecca studied abroad in Spain; Managua, Nicaragua; and Atenas, Costa Rica.

What was it about The Ethel Walker School that made you want to work here?

I really believe in all the opportunities offered here and support all girls education

Who is your biggest female role model? Why?

I am inspired by my female friends daily. I am lucky they challenge me to be better and are always there for me. I also admire and respect my mother. She is one of the most hardworking and strong women I know.

What was your favorite subject when you were in middle or high school? Why?

I loved Spanish and History. I loved studying ancient civilizations and learning how to debate.

Why did you want to go into teaching?

I was a not a good student in high school. It took great teachers and mentors to get me set on the right path in college. I believe in making high school a safe and meaningful space for other students.

What is your favorite part of the subject you teach now?

I enjoy teaching the aspects of history and culture that often get ignored.

What is your favorite Walker’s tradition?

Suns vs. Dials (go Suns!)

If you were to give advice to an incoming Walker’s student, what would it be?

Get involved in clubs and build relationships

What advice would you give to a graduating Walker’s senior?

Listen to people’s stories, build connections, try new things, and always remain teachable.

What other roles do you hold on campus:

Residential Faculty Member, Assistant Musical Director, Spanish Teacher

What is your favorite thing to do in your free time?

Music, hanging with friends, and traveling

Please list any awards, fellowships, or distinctions you have earned during your career:
  • Frank H. Blackington, Jr. Language Proficiency Award Endowment