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Our Senior NEA Director

Rachella Dravis represents Iowa on the NEA Board of Directors.
Rachella Dravis headshot

Rachella Dravis is coordinator of the Fort Madison School District’s Teacher Leadership System and SEL K-12, working within the teacher leadership system to assist teachers across the district on improvement of instruction. Rachella is a strong voice for public education having worked with education stakeholders over the course of nearly three decades of classroom experience. She has a strong commitment to bring Iowa’s message to the table and ensuring that voice is heard.

Rachella has a 30-year teaching career where her students have empowered her to take their life challenges and experiences and advocate for them.

Rachella is a tireless advocate with involvement in association work across local and national levels. The greatest accomplishment, over the last few years, has been developing a new relationship between labor and management. Rachella holds a master’s degree in science education from the University of Missouri of St. Louis.


Leading in our schools, communities, and state.

The Iowa State Education Association works to promote, advance, and protect public education, the education profession, and the rights and interests of our members. When you join the ISEA, you’re joining forces with the power and influence of 3.2 million members nationwide.