Ed.D. Adult Learning & Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University
Professional and academic experience:
Rachel C. Plews is a Conseillère Pédagogique and Lecturer at the Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne, where she coordinates faculty development initiatives and programming. Her work with the faculty supports ongoing professional development with teaching and learning workshops, as well as individual coaching. Her research interests include technology in education, self-directed learning, and faculty development. Prior to joining EHL, Rachel completed her doctoral studies at Teachers College, Columbia University, from which she holds an Ed.D. in Adult Learning and Leadership. She earned a M.Ed. in Teaching, Learning, & Technology from Lehigh University, and she has taught various undergraduate courses in education and hospitality programs. Rachel is a graduate of the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University and worked in sales and marketing before moving into higher education.