Rachel Berg Scherer

Midwest Writing and Editing

Writer & editor for the education market

Textbooks, assessments, curriculum and other classroom materials

Professional highlights:

  • Nearly 20 years of writing and communications experience, from Capitol Hill to the high school classroom
  • Independent writer and editor with a focus on Social Studies texts
  • High school English teacher at the secondary level
  • Writer and public speaker: United States Congress
  • Writer and public speaker: Minnesota Attorney General
  • Writer, editor, and project manager: nonprofits and small businesses

  Recent writing and management projects:

  • Advanced Placement Microeconomics textbook
  • Advanced Placement European History textbook
  • Competitive Debate textbook
  • United States History textbook
  • Elementary and middle-grade social studies lesson plans
  • Elementary and middle-grade geography textbook and accompanying teacher’s guide
  • Plus many more

Recent editing projects:

  • K-12 standardized testing materials
  • Elementary and middle-grade social studies lesson plans
  • Social Emotional Learning textbook series
  • Instructional materials for online learning courses
  • Plus many more

Other professional highlights:

  • Five years as a high school English teacher in Baltimore
  • Coach of award-winning speech and debate team
  • Licensed secondary English teacher in Minnesota
  • Founder and CEO of Midwest Writing and Editing
  • Founder and CEO of Scribente Maternum writing community for moms

Professional memberships and associations:

  • Editorial Freelancers Association
  • Textbook and Academic Authors Association
  • Association of Writers and Writing Programs
  • Authors Alliance
  • International Women’s Writing Guild

Minneapolis, MN

Email: rachel@midwestwriting.com


Years in the field: 20
Years freelancing: 10


Rachel Berg Scherer