Rebecca Ferrelli

Assistant Professor, Counselor, Disability Support Services
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Ferrelli began working in education while studying abroad in South Africa where she taught first grade at a primary school. After returning to the United States, Ferrelli completed her bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Sciences with a minor in Human Services at Oregon State University. She became a senior behavioral therapist, working with children impacted by autism. She said, her passion for supporting underrepresented populations continued and she transitioned from the K-12 system to working within the California Community College system in 2015. 

She went on to earn a master's degree in College Counseling and Student Development from Azusa Pacific University and now specializes in program development and supporting students with disabilities. 

Prior to accepting the position at MVC, Ferrelli worked at Citrus College and Santiago Canyon College.

Educational Background

B.S., Oregon State University.

M.S., Azusa Pacific University.

At Riverside Community College District since 2021.