Rachelle Mathurin has over 18 years of experience in education program design and management, Early Grade Learning didactic material development, youth capacity-building programs and accelerated learning, and curriculum design. In addition, she has over 25 years of teaching experience.
She recently served as the Education National Administrator for UNESCO's Haiti office and previously as Project Director for the 5-year USAID literacy program: LRCP Haiti. She also worked with the World Bank, conducting education research and publishing diagnostic tools for instructional materials. She was a Governmental Liaison for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and held faculty positions at Benjamin Franklin College and Showa Boston College in Massachusetts. She co-published an anthology with Harvard Press in 2012 and led several initiatives in the areas of teacher training and youth capacity-building for Haitian youth in partnership with World Teach and the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Mathurin holds a Master’s Degree in International Education Policy with a focus on bilingualism, literacy, and teacher quality from Harvard University. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Berea College in Education, Communication and Social Justice. She is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Creole and she is conversant in Chinese and Russian.