Zakiya is a Primary Teacher in the Pre-Primary 1 classroom at Suzuki’s Northside campus. She has been with the Suzuki School since 2012. Prior to coming to Suzuki, she worked as an public school elementary teacher in Atlanta and Mableton for 13 years.
What Zakiya loves most about Suzuki is the diversity of the staff and the students, and its mission of lifelong learning.
In her free time, Zakiya loves to spend time with her teenage daughter and volunteering at her church.
Zakiya holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Tuskegee University. In addition, she has a Math endorsement, P-8 Georgia Certification, and is presently working towards a Master’s Degree in Integrated Teaching through the Arts, Curriculum and Instruction. She holds the Infant/Toddler Montessori Credential from the American Montessori Society.