Hajjah Hala Hazimi received her M.ED. in Educational Leadership from the University of Michigan and her K-12 Administrative Certificate from the State of Michigan in 2008. She is currently a Professional Learning Consultant for NWEA, a research-based organization that supports students and educators in measuring growth and proficiency. As a previous Principal of the Muslim American Youth Academy for over 11 years (an Islamic School in Dearborn), her focus not only remained on student achievement and personal growth, but that of spirituality in the teachings of Ahlul Bayt (as). Concurrently, Hajjah Hala served on and led many committees throughout her career, helping advance her school, and other organizations, to success, including sitting on the Executive Team of The Mainstay Foundation.