Student Support Staff
Ms. Rashid is honored and excited to be a founding Instructional Aide at Rainier Valley Leadership Academy. She has managed underserved students for 2 years as a K-5 program manager at East African Community Services. She also has experience working with all age groups and families in various roles, including as a summer coordinator, team leader, and a teaching assistant. Ms. Rashid is very passionate about helping underserved students because she can personally relate to their stories. She holds an AA from South Seattle College, Early Childhood Education certification from Highline College and hope to soon become a certificated teacher. Ms. Rashid looks forward to working with the founding middle school class. During her free time, she loves to read, write and explore Seattle with her children.
Parent and Community Engagement Coordinator
Aimee has worked in education in the charter sector for eight years in Washington, DC and is thrilled to bring that expertise to the Green Dot team. She spent most of that time working directly with parents and has taught ESL, Civics, and Digital Literacy. She also presented at organizations, schools and conferences on using technology in the classroom, family literacy and engagement, and differentiated instruction. She is currently on the Board of Directors of the Washington Area TESOL Organization. In her free time, she likes to build websites, write code, and work with youth. She also loves music and studied it at Bethel College. She plays seven instruments and has played in a wide variety of bands and orchestras.