With over 20 years of professional experience, Rachna Nath is a Faculty member at Chandler Gilbert Community College and Teacher at ACP Erie where she teaches grades 9-12 both honors Biology and Human Anatomy and Physiology. With a genuine passion for teaching and giving back to her community, Rachna is perfectly equipped to provide the utmost education to her students.
Rachna was born and raised in Assam, 100 miles away from the wettest place on earth, “Mausynram. in Cherrapunji”, India. She is married with a 13-year-old daughter and a 11-year-old son. She recently completed her second Master’s degree from ASU, and is working on Honeybee developmental genetics. She is a part of the ASU honeybee lab. She also volunteers at the Butterfly Wonderland, is part of the Make a Wish Foundation, Member for number of Nonprofits and other organizations.
In addition to her studies with honeybees, Rachna holds her Master’s in Zoology and Biology with an emphasis on Genetics from Gauhati University, India and Arizona State University and is a member of the Society for Science & the Public. She has appeared on the podcasts, One of Her Life Stories, NRI WOMEN and Conferences within the District and received the LEMELSON-MIT Excite Award in 2018 from MIT. Moving forward, Rachna plans to get her CTE Degree as well as a PhD and to build a Biotech Section for her school so she can start a Biotech Program. In her spare time, Rachna runs a school for Indian Classical dance in her home and enjoys travel and reading.