Rachel Hayes

Grade & Content Lead

"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around." - Leo Buscaglia

Rachel Hayes joined Brilla in 2013 as a founding teacher. Mrs. Hayes leads the kindergarten team, as well as our blended learning and culture initiatives. She graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln with a B.A. in Elementary Education. Before moving to the east coast, Mrs. Hayes taught English as a foreign language for a year in Florence, Italy. After living in Europe, her love for food and traveling has grown tremendously.