Nushrat Hoque
Elizabeth Board of Education, Teacher- High School Science

Nushrat Hoque is currently a chemistry teacher at the Frank J Cicarell Academy in Elizabeth, NJ. She graduated with a Bachelors in Chemistry from Bard College, and went on to complete the Woodrow Wilson STEM Education Fellowship and earn her Masters of Arts in Teaching through Montclair State University.  A passionate educator, Nushrat strives to introduce social justice in the classroom with her work with organizations such as Rethinking Schools and the Muslim American Teachers Research Collective. She also works on issues on immigration and access through her position on the board of the Bangladeshi American Women’s Development Initiative, a Paterson based community organization focused on empowering the Bangladeshi community of New Jersey.