Empowering students with language-based learning differences
Mimi Pham, director of summer programs and high school government and English teacher, received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Virginia. She joined Siena after teaching at Fusion Academy, where she taught students with dyslexia and language-based learning differences. Ms. Pham is a life-long learner who is passionate about social justice and international systems. Currently, she is working towards her Master's degree in Political Science at the University of Illinois-Springfield, focusing on political history and international affairs. At UIS, she is a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha honor society for political science. Ms. Pham spent five years in New York City working in education, nonprofits, and startups. Her first teaching experience was at a Brooklyn charter school, where she provided small-group tutoring to middle school students. Outside of teaching, Ms. Pham enjoys thrifting, hiking, and exploring community art.
Why I Teach At Siena: Because of the wholesome community. I appreciate the school's growth culture and its commitment to diversity & inclusion.