Rae created and continues to trained educators on how to partner with local businesses to design dynamic, impactful, effective, and connected content by designing themed units dedicated to community engagement. Utilizing data supported best practice techniques and stakeholder ownership, Rae’s Teach Further Model for innovative lesson design transforms classroom learning into student focused, real world internship – showing the impact of teaching beyond the four walls of a classroom and altering a community into an authentic resource for developing leaders.
In 2017, Rae was inducted into The Illinois State University Hall of Fame for her innovative educational impact through the Teach Further Model. Additionally, Rae serves on several Educational Boards including the Association of Illinois Middle Schools (AIMS).
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