Neema is passionate and enthusiastic about working with children and building communities that inspire growth, love, and a commitment to bettering our world. Neema joined DC Prep in 2011. Throughout her time at DC Prep, she has served as a math and literacy teacher, founding teacher, and Assistant Principal of Academics and Culture. Before joining the DC Prep team, Neema was a special education teacher in New York, where she completed Teach for America. She has a BS from George Washington University and a MS from Bank Street College.
“I love how everyone knows everyone by name. I love how the parents that do come together always show up and always show out. And, more importantly, I love how faculty are so dedicated to provide the greatest learning experience possible for our children. We aren't just mothers, fathers, grandpas, grandmas, aunts, uncles, teachers, students, nurses, and friends – we are a family.”