The Ben Franklin Academy

Business Manager & Registrar

College Counselors

Dean of Students

Director of Media Services

Director of Student Records

Head of School

School Counselors


Asefeh Hemmati, Ben Franklin Academy

Asefeh Hemmati

Department / Position

Foreign Language, Math, and Science


Phone Number

Business Phone:



Asefeh completed her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Florida State University, earned her Masters in Education from Georgia States, and did 5 years of research at University of Pittsburgh. At the same time, she was holding a full time job as a teacher working with Deaf students in Atlanta and Pittsburgh. She is a huge animal advocate and has her own nonprofit rescue. Asefeh rescues animals from all over the world. She has also lived and worked in many different countries on 4 different continents.

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” 

― Mahatma Gandhi

Athletic Director

Director of Accounting

Director of Marketing and Community Outreach