Ms. Mirhaj is thrilled and excited to be a part of the Golden Hills School family. Ms. Mirhaj obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Victoria and her Bachelor of Education degree from the University of British Columbia. In addition to teaching in Canada, Ms. Mirhaj also served as a Team Leader guiding and collaborating with faculty and parents. After being involved with various educational arenas, she obtained a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of British Columbia.
Upon moving to California from Canada, she worked as a Student Learning Coach in the Twin Rivers Unified School District, providing instructional support and professional development activities for classroom teachers, coordinating the school's after-school program, and assisting the administration and teachers in working towards improving the overall quality of instruction and student achievement in the school.
Ms. Mirhaj holds a California Teaching Credential, a California Administrative Credential, a California Cross-cultural Language and Academic Development Certificate and a British Columbia Teaching Certificate.
Ms. Mirhaj believes that education is about teaching students, not subjects. Every student is unique and contributes a great deal to the wealth of knowledge existing in every classroom. She considers one of her strengths to be her strong commitment to working with colleagues, students, and parents in building a common vision to improve student achievement and create an atmosphere that enriches articulate and independent thinkers. She is honored to be serving as Acting Head of School and Middle School Director and looks forward to working with students, parents, staff and the community to ensure the continuation of the top quality education and services offered at Golden Hills School.