Rachael joins NEIM in the Fall of 2017 as Acting Head of School. Rachael brings more than 25 years of experience in business administration, child center management, special education teaching, and non-profit work. Rachael has a bachelor’s degree from North Dakota State University with a major in voice performance an a minor in sports medicine.
Rachael is actively involved in the community as a Nordic Fest board member, Rotary International member, and owner of K.D. Rae Jewelry on Water Street. She lives in Decorah with her husband and three daughters.