As the Director of Field Education for Pacific University’s MSW program, Rachel Jensen seeks to strengthen the community-academy relationship, create opportunities for students to link classroom knowledge to practice, and prepare them to become lifelong, inquisitive learners. Rachel’s practice experience includes children and family services, school social work, community work, and medical social work. She has been a member of Oregon’s Board of Licensed Social Workers since 2012. Rachel has served as an instructor at Oregon State University, teaching, advising, and coordinating internships for students majoring in human services. She embraces a collaborative, strengths-based, constructivist approach to teaching and learning.