Faculty & Staff

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

 

 

Middle & High/Upper School

Olya Mariam: Middle/High English Literature and Language Arts
Education: BA, Bachelors in Education, MA in English Literature, post graduate diploma in English Language Teaching, Virginia certified teacher

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 Training. 

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.

Hifth Program

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: 

Quran, Arabic, Islamic Studies Department (QAIS)

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

Nour ShriemQuran / 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: 

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.

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.