Rachel Hayes is a Project Manager for Early Algebra projects including the Project LEAP. She also works for as the IRB committee and SEEC work-unit manager at TERC. Before joining TERC in 2007, Rachel was an Academic Advisor and Counselor for the Advising and Counseling Center and the Student Success Program at the Bunker Hill Community College. She earned her Business and Economics degrees from South Korea, and studied Criminal Justice in the United States. She is interested in continuous learning, and enjoys good stories , poetry, and her cat.