Faculty and Staff

 Administration

Asma Shahab, Principal
Education: 
Bachelor’s in Political Science   Minor: Middle Eastern Studies; Minor: General Business Administration; Certification: EC-6 Core Certified
Master of ESL/Bilingual Education -Pending-

Sameen Rafi, Finance

Annette Khan, Admin Consultant

Halimah Abdul-Mateen, Administration/ Academic Adviser & Academic Liaison

TEACHERS

Pre-Kindergarten 3-4 

Reguia Seffah, Pre-K3-4/Lead; Language and Sensorial / Math /Qur’an
Education: AAS Early Childhood Education , Bachelor of Child Studies, Montessori Trained.

Reguia Seffah, PK 3-4 Teacher/Montessori;  Qur’an, Culture and Islamic Studies
Education: Early Childhood Education

Elementary/Lower School

Aminah Marinez, KG Homeroom
Education: AAS Early Childhood Education , Bachelor of Child Studies, Montessori Trained.

Sanna Makhshar KG Teacher’s Assistant

Faye H. Malik, First Grade Homeroom
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Teaching

_____________________, First Grade Assistant

Hannah Jamal, Second Grade  Homeroom
Education: Bachelor of Education

Zina Bakha Third Grade  Homeroom
Education: 

Manel Tafour Fourth Grade Homeroom
Education: Bachelor of Arts; International Studies, Certification in Global Education

Saleha Aslam Fifth Grade Homeroom
Education:
Bachelor’s in Education; Masters in Sociology, Certification in Accounting

Middle & High/Upper School

Olya Mariam, Middle/High English Literature and Language Arts
Education:

Zain Ramadan, Middle/High Mathematics
Education: IB Teacher/ ITGS- IB Examiner- SAT Supervisor

Usamah Townsend, Middle/High Sciences 

Education: Bachelors of Science ; Biology Degree; State Certified Teacher of Biological Sciences; Certification in Diversity Awareness Traning; 

Sumaila Moeen Khan, Upper School Social Studies
Education: Scholarship in Religious Sciences; Post Graduate in Education;Research Oriented Teacher;‘Ijaza in Tafsir, Certification in ‘Usul al-Waqf and Tajweed Pursuing Ijaza in Hadith -2nd year-

Qu’ran, Arabic, Islamic Studies Department (QAIS)

Wafa Ben – Said, Qur’an Instructor & QAIS Department Lead
Education: Hafidha, Noor’ania certified, Bachelor’s of Psychology

Nour Shriem, Quran / Arabic
Education: Arabic / Grammar Associate Degree; Community College of Art and Science in Arabic

Mounira El Khayat, Islamic Studies Gd. 2nd – 5th
Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Interior Architecture. Arabic and Islamic sciences (Tafseer, Seerah, Aqidah, and Fiqh)

Sumaila Moeen Khan, Upper School Islamic Studies
Education: Scholarship in Religious Sciences; Post Graduate in Education; Research Oriented Teacher; ‘Ijaza in Tafsir, Certification in ‘Usul al-Waqf and Tajweed Pursuing Ijaza in Hadith -2nd year-

Aisha Daniels Al-Qur’an Tafsir
Education: 

Hifth Program

Sheikh Tanveer Shahid, Hifth Instructor
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science; Hafiz-e-Quran, Noor’ania certified

Mounira El Khayat, Hifth Program Director
Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Interior Architecture. Arabic and Islamic sciences (Tafseer, Seerah, Aqidah, and Fiqh)