Rae oversees the daily administrative and programmatic functioning of the Manhattan Star Academy. Prior to assuming this role, she was the Senior Principal of the New York League for Early Learning Gramercy School in Manhattan, which was cited by the New York State Department of Education and the New York City Board of Education as an Outstanding Early Childhood program. Rae is an adjunct associate professor of both Early Childhood Education and Special Education at Touro College. She has served on the New York City Mayor’s Task Force on Autism and is a member of the Council for Exceptional Children. Rae greets every day as an opportunity to inspire educators with passion, encourage students to be their best, and build a strong community of people committed to the success of each and every child.