2024 Education Breakfast

The Delray Chamber Education Fund (DCEF), the nonprofit arm of the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, is honored to host the Delray Beach Education Breakfast on August 29th, 2024. This breakfast is an opportunity to recognize each of the eight Delray Beach Public Schools including Atlantic Community High School, Banyan Creek Elementary, Carver Community Middle School, Orchard View Elementary, Pine Grove Elementary, Plumose School of the Arts, S.D. Spady Elementary and Village Academy. Delray Chamber Education Fund raises money throughout the year to support literacy initiatives. We believe supporting our public schools helps to create a better workforce in the future!

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Meet Our Speaker

Rachel LudwigRachel Ludwig serves as Vice President, Talent Development for the Future of Work at the Florida Chamber Foundation. In this role,Rachel leads the Florida Chamber Foundation’s initiatives to improve Florida’s talent pipeline, which is a key component of Florida’s 2030 Blueprint in our pursuit to become the 10th largest global economy by 2030. The Future of Work Florida initiative focuses on cultivating partnerships among the business community, workforce, and education partners to develop talent pipeline strategies for early learning through lifelong learning.

Before transitioning to the Florida Chamber, Rachel was the statewide Director of Professional Development at the Florida Department of Education Division of Career and Adult Education. At FDOE, Rachel collaborated with educational leaders and key stakeholders to increase her knowledge of various industry and workforce needs throughout Florida. She led expansion efforts of integrated education and training (IET) programs, which accelerate the ability for adult learners to enter the workforce. Rachel has worked in K-12, post-secondary, and workforce education to serve learners across urban, suburban, and rural spaces. She spent much of her career teaching adult GED and English language learners.

Rachel enjoys watching and playing sports with her husband and 8-year-old son. Her claim to fame is her first position after graduating from the University of Wisconsin, where she worked in a public relations role as a “Hotdogger” and drove the famous Oscar Mayer Wienermobile across the US.