Rachael graduated from the University of Guelph in 2014 with a B.Sc. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics. During her time at Guelph, she worked as a teaching assistant for the School of Computer Science. She was also actively involved with campus initiatives, including Tutors at Guelph (TAG), the Math and Stats Club, the Math and Stats Curriculum Committee, and Campus Ambassadors.
After leaving Guelph, Rachael earned a B.Ed. in Mathematics from the University of British Columbia. She then worked as a math teacher in Vancouver and taught students from K-12. When she returned to Ontario, she worked as an instructional designer in higher education.
Rachael is now pursuing her M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning at the University of Ottawa. She resides in Waterloo with her husband Matt (also a former Gryphon).