Naomi Bilmes joined Gann Academy after completing her M.A.T. at Brandeis University. She teaches English, serves as an advisor for the student newspaper, and takes an active role in welcoming and onboarding new faculty. Naomi earned her undergraduate degree in English from the University of Maryland, and then studied at Pardes in Jerusalem. At Gann, she teaches 11th grade English, Creative Writing, and 12th grade electives. She is currently developing a Jewish Literature course for the 12th grade.