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Nadia Razi

Senior Fellow
Pleasanton Unified School District
Foothill High School
High school English and African American literature teacher
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Nadia Moshtagh Razi is a 2020-2021 Teach Plus California Senior Policy Fellow who teaches Freshman English, African American Literature, and AVID at Foothill High School in Pleasanton. She has served as the English department chair, a SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) leader, and a Level 2 Google Certified Educator. She has led initiatives throughout her district promoting equitable practices for students of color and LGBTQ+ students, spearheaded policy change for transgender and nonbinary students throughout the district, and advised the BSU and GSA student clubs. Through Teach Plus, she published multiple Op-Eds, conducted research and co-authored a research brief regarding culturally-affirming school environments, and worked on legislation to increase teacher diversity. She is also a consultant with LEAD (Leadership in Equity & Academic Achievement). She earned a BA in English Literature and an MEd in Teaching & Learning from University of California, San Diego.