Faculty & Staff

Administration

Principal, Vice Principal and Administrative Assistant

Inas Alameldin

Vice Principal

M.A.T, Elementary Education K-6, Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, TN, 2013

B.F.A, Architecture, Helwan University, Egypt, 1991

Rashid Abdus-Salaam

Principal

M.Ed, Curriculum and Instruction, Tennessee State University, Nashville , TN, 2018

B.A., History, Middle Tennessee State University, Nashville , TN, 2015

A.S. Elementary Education, Nashville State Community College, Nashville , TN, 2013

Certified Instructor, the Center for Responsive Classrooms

Hanan Alasoud

Office Manager

Pre-School

Early Childhood

Nazish Malik

Pre-K4 Teacher

Technical Certification in Early Childhood Education, Nashville State Community College, 2015

B.S. Psychology and Fine Arts, The University of Punjab, Pakistan, 2000

Yasmin Ali

Pre-K3 Teacher

B.S. Psychology with Criminology, University of Huddersfield, UK, 2007

Elementary School

Grades K-5

Hadil Numan

Grade 2 Teacher

Eman Almagaida

Grade 1 Teacher

Zemzem Seraj

Kindergarten Teacher

B.S., Child development, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN

Noor Al-Ali

Grade 3 Teacher

B.A.E, Applied English, University of Jordan, Jordan, 2011

Bayan Alamrani

Grade 5 Teacher

A.A.S. Early Childhood Education, Nashville State Community College, Nashville, TN, 2021

B.S. Geology and Earth Science, Hashemite University, Jordan, 2011

Hijab Mehrani

Grade 4 Teacher

M.ED. Instructional Practice, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN, 2022

B.S. Psychology, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN, 2020

Upper School

Grades 6-12

Diyar Abdulkadir

Grade 1 Teacher

B.S. Social Work, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN, 2014

Azhin Hawramy

Upper School Social Studies Teacher, High School Homeroom Teacher

M.A. TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ, 2022

B.S. Elementary Education & Special Education, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ, 2020

Katie Hadzikadunic

Upper School Science Teacher, 8th Grade Homeroom Teacher

Pat DiMaria

Upper School Math Teacher, 7th Grade Homeroom Teacher

Toni Appleton

Upper School English Teacher, 6th Grade Homeroom Teacher

Religious Studies

Qur’an, Arabic, and Islamic Studies (QAIS)

Eman Hassan

Upper School Quran Teacher

B.A. Archeology, Cairo University , Egypt, 1992

Anbiya Hassan

Elementary Quran Teacher

Zahra Sharif

Elementary Quran and Islamic Studies Teacher

Fatima Mousa

Elementary School Arabic Teacher

A.A., Educational Science, Al-Balqa Applied University, Jordan, 1990

Ikbal Ajin

Upper School Islamic Studies Teacher

B.A. Fundamental Principles of Religion, University of Jordan, Jordan, 1985

Huda Albaddad

Upper School Arabic Teacher

Art and Physical Education

Mariam Safi

B.P.E. Physical Education, Yarmouk University, Jordan, 2006