Early Childhood Teaching Assistant (Dragonflies)


Farida Essar joined the Congressional Community in 2019 in the Little School. Farida is originally from Kabul, Afghanistan. She has been teaching in the Montessori classroom for the past 23 years at Hope Montessori School. Farida received her Montessori Teaching Diploma from North American Montessori Center. Her passion to work with children started in high school. Farida has lived in Annandale since age 6,  knows every nook and cranny around Annandale, and is a proud mother of two college-aged children.  


Alexis Eggleston

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Amanda Gideon

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Cecilia Mejia

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