Rachael Mann is passionate about all things related to education, technology, and the future of work. She believes in the importance of shaping the educational philosophies and spaces of today by looking toward the innovations of tomorrow. Rachael is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences and events, and she speaks and writes about disruptive technology, education, and careers. She is the author of the children’s book, The Spaces You Will Go and coauthor of The Martians in Your Classroom and Own The Microphone.

Rachael holds an MA in educational leadership and has 14 years of classroom teaching experience in a range of subjects, including child development, science, technology, and culinary courses. Ms. Mann’s experience includes her work as the Network to Transform Teaching State Director, the Professional Learning Director of STEM, and the Arizona State Director for Educators Rising. She is a founding member of the Council on the Future of Education and serves on a number of national boards that are dedicated to ensuring that kids are future-ready.

As the Director of Member Engagement for NCLA, Rachael plans, implements, and monitors the organization’s social media and online platforms and produces the NCLA podcast and webinar series.

She lives with her husband in Phoenix, Arizona and enjoys tennis, hiking, good eats, and traveling.

From professional growth to motivational talks to workshops, Rachael loves to inspire audiences to think bigger and dream beyond. Connect with Rachael on social media @RachaelEdu to learn more about her work.