In his role as Associate of Educator Supports, Amir supports the building, execution, and management of The Fund’s programs. He works closely with members of the Principal Partnership and Data & Policy teams to help ensure that the needs of principals are being met.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in International Studies, Amir became certified to teach English as a foreign language and virtually taught students across the world, including China and Saudi Arabia. This experience took him to the Bremen High School District where he worked in the classroom as an Arabic translator and ESL tutor. He joins The Fund after working as an associate consultant with a firm that works in the cultural competence training space for Fortune 500, 100, and 50 companies.
In his free time, Amir plays tennis and often accompanies the choir at his parish on the trombone. He enjoys exploring new restaurants in Chicago and loves riding along the Lake Shore bike path during the warmer months.