Marina Raafat joined Success Academy as a science associate teacher in 2015 at SA Harlem North Central (SA HNC). She then became an ELA lead teacher and the grade team lead for sixth grade in 2017. In Ms. Raafat’s last year in the classroom, 100 percent of her scholars passed both their NYS ELA and NYS Math Tests. In 2019, she served as the assistant principal for STEM, as well as fifth and sixth grade culture, at SA HNC. Recently, she transitioned to elementary school, where she served as the third and fourth grade assistant principal at SA Harlem 5 before becoming acting principal of SA Lafayette Middle School in 2021. A graduate of CUNY Brooklyn, Ms. Raafat also received a master’s degree from CUNY Hunter in special education. In her free time, Ms.Raafat enjoys cooking, reading a great book, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
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