Dr. Rebecca Hayward Mitchell is a retired high school principal. As an educator for thirty-four and a half years, she served as a High School and Middle School Principal, Assistant Principal, English Teacher, Lead Teacher, Staff Development Leader/Consultant, a Middle States Accreditation Evaluator, and Lecturer. Her Sculptures Speak To My Soul is Dr. Mitchell's first published book.Throughout her teaching and administrative career in the School District of Philadelphia, Dr. Mitchell taught College English, Educational Administration, and Writing courses at night and during the summer at various universities and colleges. She has won numerous awards and commendations for her educational achievements and community service. Dr. Mitchell holds an earned doctorate degree in English Education/Communications, among other degrees and certifications.Married for forty-two years to Robert Mitchell, II, a retired Philadelphia School District Principal, they have two sons, Robert, III and Rodney; one daughter-in-law, Jennifer; and three grandchildren, Amaya, Alessandra, and Robbie.