Nisha Phillip-Malahoo is a 3rd grade teacher at Pinewood Elementary School. She has been a teacher for 10 years. Nisha earned her Master’s degree in K – 8 Mathematics and Science Education from the University of Central Florida. Some of Nisha’s accomplishments include:

  • 2019 -2020 Pinewood Elementary School Teacher of the Year
  • Everyday Hero Teacher from Spectrum News 13
  • Live with Kelly and Ryan Top Ten Teacher
  • Getting Results Award Recipient from WKMG News 6
  • A+ Teacher Award from Spectrum News 13
  • UCF CCIE Knight of the Week May 20th 2021

Nisha’s goal is to prepare students to successfully navigate the ever-changing, increasingly complex world by equipping them with skills in science, technology, engineering, and math while simultaneously fostering equitable and inclusive teaching practices.