Zartashia Javid

Program Support Associate

Zartashia balances many roles and tasks at AnLar, from supporting various programs using her research and data skills, to holding down the fort as the office manager of AnLar HQ, to keeping the CEO organized and on track. Zartashia’s journey as a first-generation high school graduate and first-generation college graduate has led to her interest and passion for education equity. In her perfect world, every child would have an equal opportunity to a great education.

Before joining AnLar, Zartashia worked as a research assistant in the political science department at her former university. Her focus was on data collection and coding. She has spent several years working with students in Little Rock as an AVID tutor, AmeriCorps Vista and volunteer. As an intern at the National Association of Federally Impacted schools, she worked on a variety of projects related to Impact Aid Law funding and advocacy. Zartashia is also serving as a board member for America’s Promise Alliance, the nation’s largest youth impact network.  A proud Arkansan, Zartashia holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where her coursework focused on secondary STEM education.

On any given day, you can find Zartashia listening to and transcribing traditional Pakistani folk music. She is a coffee enthusiast who spends time drinking, studying, and blogging about her coffee adventures. Weekend quests include farmer’s markets, attempts to be a foodie, and spending time with her family and friends.

Our Team

Aaron Petrillo
Director of Federal Initiatives
Amanda Davis
Project Manager
Amy Nicholas
Senior Project Director & Technical Assistance Specialist
Angelique Williams
Graduate Intern
Anthony Garofano
Chief Creative Officer
Ashley Garrison
Accounting Specialist
Becki Stenger
Communications Designer
Casey Archer
Research Analyst
Corin Collier
Program Analyst
Dina Shehata
Technical Assistance Team Coordinator and Project Manager
Emily Bytheway
Quality Analyst
Emily Kelly
Director of Operations and Culture Czar
Erica Johnson
Help Desk Support Specialist
Gary Harmon
Senior Project Director, Special Education Content & Data Expert
Jessica Carroll
Help Desk Support Specialist
John Babb
Senior Developer
Juliet Namazzi
Helpdesk Support Specialist
Kate Grannemann
Project Manager & Technical Assistance Specialist
Kathi Gillaspy
Director of Technical Assistance
Kimberly Mitman
Senior Technical Lead & Senior Database Architect
Laura Holian
Director of Research
Mia Leland
Senior Program Analyst
Michelle Bloom
Program Analyst
Monica Yudron
Senior Technical Assistance Specialist & Research Scientist
Pearson Barlow
Senior Technical Lead
Rosemary Collins
Senior Program Analyst
Sarah Geldart
Senior Technical Assistance Specialist
Sarah Criscuolo
Project Manager
Tate Gould
C.E.O.
Tiffanie Owens
Director of Data Systems and Support
Tikesha Cephas
Finance and Operations Specialist
Zartashia Javid
Program Support Associate