Ava Javid is the Director of Admissions and Recruitment at MƒA.
Prior to MƒA, Ava served as the Senior Schools Success Manager with ThinkCERCA, where she designed and led professional development for teachers incorporating literacy and technology-infused instruction into their practice. Ava has been studying and supporting teacher education at Teachers College, both as a mentor for teaching residents and a student teacher supervisor. She previously taught biology and environmental science in Brooklyn, NY and Redwood City, CA, where she spent two years as an MƒA Berkeley Master Teacher in Science. She has presented at several education conferences, such as ASTE and NYU’s STEM program, among others.
Ava earned her B.S in Psychobiology from UCLA and her M.A and Ed.D. in Science Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her expertise and thesis work is in STEM teacher induction and retention. Ava speaks fluent Persian, and in her free time enjoys attending at a variety of concerts and travelling across the globe.