Neha Makhijani


"I believe students learn the most when they are not scared." 

Neha Makhijani has over 15 years of teaching experience, and currently serves as a vice principal at Stratford School’s Sunnyvale Raynor Middle School campus. Before taking on her role as vice principal, Neha was the head of the science department at Stratford.

A five time winner of the “Outstanding Teacher” award at the Synopsys science fair, Neha strongly believes that students learn best by doing, and encourages teachers to incorporate hands-on experiences in their classrooms.

Neha aims to take the fear of failure out of learning – believing that this is the best way to have our youngest, brightest minds shape the future.