Meet Dr. Maryam Razvi Padela. Maryam has over two decades of experience in the field of education. She’s passionate about religion and education. She taught for a few years in Islamic schools (including evening and weekend schools) and both urban and suburban public school settings. Maryam also holds teaching certifications (New York State and Illinois) in PreK-6th grade. Her particular research interests include investigating pedagogies used while teaching and learning about religion.
Maryam's education includes a BA in Religious studies with a minor in elementary education, an MS in Teaching and Curriculum, and an EdD in Teaching and Curriculum.
Maryam lives in Evanston, Il with her husband and four children, Alhamdulilah. Maryam is a creative ‘Learner’ when it comes to people and Islam. She loves horseback riding and can’t wait to get back to it insha’Allah When she's not working she can be found baking, spinning, doing papercraft work, or simply hanging out!