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Rachel Heston

Administrative Program Specialist


Rachel began her time at the university as a Master of Public Health Student in August of 2022. She was introduced to the Child and Family Studies department in a Graduate Teaching Assistant role and soon moved into the Administrative Program Specialist position. Before joining the staff at UTK, Rachel completed her undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. In addition to her degree, Rachel has also completed her paralegal certification. She enjoys spending time with her family and trying new recipes. 


  • B.S, Criminal Justice, The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, 2022
  • Paralegal Certification, The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, 2021

Professional Service

Rachel provides support for both the undergraduate and graduate CFS programs. She works closely with advisors, support staff, and academic coaches to assist students during their time in the program. She also coordinates course schedules and room assignments for CFS programs.

Contact Information

  • 115 Jessie Harris Building
  • Phone: Direct Phone #4-6382
  • E-mail: