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.
“We initially chose DC Prep because of its track record with great test scores and teachers. They follow kids through high school and college. We want to cultivate productive citizens and the school we chose has the same philosophy. We're completely committed to the school, and the school to us.”