Muttardy, Kouthar


Kouthar Muttardy is the instructor for Hands On History and History Investigators. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with an emphasis in child development from George Mason University and completed a Masters Degree in elementary education from Marymount University, becoming a member of the Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society in Education. She is the proud recipient of the prestigious Virginia Teacher of Promise Award. Kouthar has worked as a preschool teacher for the George Mason University Child Development Center and a special education inclusion teacher for Osbourn High School in Manassas City. While she took time off from teaching to stay home and focus on her own family, she volunteered as a Sunday school curriculum coordinator, constructing curriculum for over 300 students in grades K-12. Once she returned to formal education she taught second grade for 6 years in a local private school, where she implemented an integrated curriculum utilizing a project-based, hands-on instructional approach. She has also taught United States history and civics to middle school students. Kouthar is passionate about education at every level and loves learning about and teaching history. She is currently homeschooling her three children in Fairfax.

  • “Ms. K is exceptional. My daughter absolutely loved her class and came away with all kinds of information about cultures she may never get to experience first hand. She was always positive, energetic, had each lesson remarkably planned, and full of interesting information. We would absolutely sign up for more classes with Ms. K.” -C.H. (Burke, VA)
  • “My daughter really enjoyed her class with Mrs Muttardy. She said this teacher made every class fun and interesting. She is good at letting discussions take place with different points of view. My daughter would definitely be interested in taking more classes with this teacher.” -R.C. (Marshall, VA)
  • “My son thought Kouthar Muttardy was amazing as a teacher. She was accommodating to his specific needs, helpful, understanding and easily approachable. He enjoyed spending the year in her class.” -N.M. (Ashburn, VA)
  • “My son loves Kouthar so much that he took multiple classes last year and this coming school year, simply because she was/is the instructor. She is wonderful with the students in her classes and always willing to answer questions outside of class time. She is a fabulous teacher and extremely knowledgeable in the subjects she teaches. She is loved and respected by her students and their parents too.” -S.F. (Vienna, VA)