Raina Eckhardt holds a B.S. in Physics from UMass-Amherst, an M.Ed. in Mathematics Education from Plymouth State University (PSU), and is currently pursuing a doctorate in Learning, Leadership and Community from PSU. Although Raina initially started in industry as a software engineer with companies including Digital, she has been teaching for almost fifteen years now. Since 2006 Raina has been teaching mathematics at Bishop Brady High School, and for a number of years, she has also been teaching live and online at the college level as an Adjunct at NHTI and Franklin Pierce University.