Rebecca Jones Title: Commerce Writer Education: Jacksonville State University Location: Hoover, AL Expertise: Commerce, Education, Personal Finance, Learning and Development Rebecca Jones is known for her work in the education, personal finance, and commerce writing fields. With over 15 years experience in writing coaching and education, she expertly shares her knowledge in a teacher/learner format to help readers and learners save time, gain insight, and grow their own knowledge of subject content. Experience As a certified educator, freelance writer, and writing coach with 15+ years experience, Rebecca Jones began her writing career as a high school English Language Arts and history teacher. Always on a quest to nurture her love of communicating with the written word and passion for teaching, she transitioned into a career as a writing coach and freelance writer with a focus on literary, commerce, education, personal finance, and learning and development. You can find at home in Hoover, Alabama advising local school boards, teaching students virtually, writing while on her patio when the sun is shining, or traversing the creek in her neighborhood with two sons.Freelance Literary Writing Coach for 16 yearsCertified History and English Language Arts Teacher for 16 yearsExceptional Education Homebound Teacher for 10 yearsEditorial Assistant HerMoney Media 1 yearFreelance Commerce, Outdoor, Education, Personal Finance, Learning and Development Writer for 5 years Education Rebecca Jones holds a Bachelor of Science in Education with double concentrations in English Language Arts and History. Graduating summa cum laude from Jacksonville State University located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, she has taught in the public school system more than 15 years, has advised local school boards on policies and procedures, and is a freelance writer and writing coach. About Southern Living Southern Living, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, celebrates the food, homes, places, and culture of the South. We reach 7.2 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.