Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Becky Gilbert
Becky has been teaching ESL in Birmingham Public Schools since 2012. She has taught at both the middle school and elementary levels. She discovered her love of working with culturally and linguistically diverse students when she traveled to South Korea after finishing her BA in music at Michigan State University. She received a Fulbright grant to teach English in a Korean middle school for a year. After working for three years administering education programming at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, she pursued her Master of Arts and teacher certification at the University of Michigan. After graduation, she taught math and language arts at Flagship Charter Academy in Detroit.
In her free time Becky keeps busy with her husband, Marke, and daughter, Lena. They enjoy visiting the Detroit Zoo, spending time Up North, and gardening. Becky is also a jazz fan and vocalist.