Jeni Schmidt, English Teacher

Jeni Schmidt likes to read. She likes to talk about what she reads. She likes to do research and write about it. As an English teacher and one of Rio’s Lead Teachers, Mrs. Schmidt believes in the power and importance of quality education. She teaches English 1 and English 2 and coordinates professional development among Rio’s teachers with co-lead teacher, Lyle Bennett. Mrs. Schmidt loves how her students challenge her thinking.

Mrs. Schmidt and her family have lived at Rio for over half of its existence. In the summers, she loves to float down the Russian River in the summer with her children. Mrs. Schmidt, an avid animal lover, likes to ride horses and enjoys exercising her two dogs around Rio’s broad landscape. She can also be seen racing around campus on the newest addition to their fleet of vehicles – the quad. Mrs. Schmidt likes to cook on those rare occasions that she has time.

Contact Info

Email: gro.o1561003701dnilo1561003701ir@td1561003701imhcs1561003701j1561003701
Phone: Ext. 146

Educational Background

B.S. English Education, M.A. Education-Reading Specialization

Responsibilities at Rio

Teaches English I and II, Reading Lab, and is Lead Teacher for all teaching staff

Serves as