Rebecca Pfeffer has a passion for education, connecting schools with community organizations, and the development of youth philanthropy. She began her relationship with the Community Foundation in 2008 as a guide for DeKalb’s VOICE; then in 2015, became the Navigator for the Community Foundation’s youth philanthropy group. She also was active in many Learning Link initiatives and Mother Goose on the Loose. Rebecca graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and began her teaching career at DeKalb Middle School in 1991. She attended Manchester University to do Master’s work and earned a High Ability License. Thirty years later, she still works for the DeKalb Central Schools, serving as a Coordinator of Strategic Partnerships, High Ability Liaison, Senior Scholarship Coordinator, and a Gallup CliftonStrengths Certified Coach.
Rebecca and her husband, Dave enjoy summer vacations on Lake Michigan and traveling to historical sites. She loves to garden, entertain, read, and listen to classical music.