Toktam Naderi was born in Iran. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in pure mathematics from Sharif University of Technology. She worked as a biostatistician at Tehran University Endocrinology research for one year. Then she taught mathematics and statistics at several high schools in Tehran for about six years and was the leader of the international math competition teams. She earned her Master’s degree in Mathematics with concentration in Statistics from Georgia Southern University and was a Math/Stat Instructor at Georgia Southern for three years. She loves teaching and interacting with students and she looks forward to many great years at St. Andrew’s. Toktam and her husband have one daughter named Hanah who attends St. Andrew’s as well.