Risham Tariq graduated magna cum laude from George Mason University in 2013 with a B.A. in Global Affairs. Since her college days, Risham has been teaching English in various capacities. Whether it be tutoring a group of students in the AVID college preparatory program to hone their writing skills or teaching low and high beginning English classes to adults for the ACE Program, Risham has a passion for teaching the English language.

She has worked with Fairfax County Public Schools since 2009 as an AVID tutor, substitute teacher, and adult ESOL instructor. She has worked with all types of students ranging from pre-school to adults. This will be her second year as an instructor with Fairfax Collegiate, and she looks forward to bonding and working with all the students in her classroom.

Risham Tariq