Adraine Reed is a 2022-2023 Teach Plus Mississippi Policy Fellow and is a 3rd-grade teacher and ELA team leader at Gary Road Intermediate School in Byram. She focuses on differentiating education for students in reading, writing, and language arts while implementing technology and the characteristics of lifelong learners. She serves as Chair of the Educational Technology Department and a Mentor Teacher. Adraine was named teacher of the month numerous times at Gary Road Intermediate and a two-time Making Connections Conference Presenter (2019 & 2022). She earned her BS in Elementary Education (K-3) from Jackson State University and is obtaining her MEd in Curriculum Instruction with an emphasis on Education Technology from Belhaven University.