Ustadh Abdullah Bakran

Ustadh Abdullah Bakran was born and raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA. At the age of 15, he left his home to memorize the Qur’an undervarious teachers in New York, Atlanta, and Chicago. Soon after completing memorization, he relocated to Virginia where he studied with variousscholars in the areas...

Hafidh Mubeen Khan

Hafidh Mubeen Khan was born and raised in the Greater Philadelphia area. At the age of 10 he moved to Buffalo, New York to memorize the Quran. Three years later, he completed his hifdth from Darul Uloom and moved back to his local community in PA. He then co-started a...

Mufti Niaz Hannan

Mufti Niaz Hannan is the Imam and Religious Director at ICSJ (Islamic Center of South Jersey) in Palmyra, NJ. Shaykh Hannan studied in the UK at Madinatul-Uloom Al-Islamiya and graduated as a ‘Ālim in the Islamic Sciences from Jamiatul Ilm Wal Huda. He completed a MA in Islamic Studies from...

Sr Gehan Taha

Sr Gehan Taha is a Montessori trained teacher bringing 16 years of experience in teaching Arabic, Islamic Studies, and Quran.  She enjoys working with children and adults and help them reach their dreams through their education. She feels an education should empower a child and help him or her make...

Sr. Elly Tonnon

Elizabeth Tonnon also affectionately known as “Sister Elly”, has been teaching students in a variety of settings for the past twenty years. She believes that a solid foundation of Islamic education is the key to raising a new generation of strong Muslim leaders of the future. Elly majored in Elementary...

Sr. Ayesha Sharif

Sister Ayesha Sharif has been teaching for the past 14 years in Islamic school setting.  She joins IQRA Academy as the Lead QI (Quran/Islamic Studies) Teacher. Sr. Ayesha brings with her 14 years experience, Ijazah in Al-Nouraniyah from Sheikh Mohammad Farooq Al-Raee, Al-Furqan Center, Jeddah Saudi Arabia, as well as...

Sr. Seham Amer

Sister Seham Amer began her study of the Quran 25 years ago, which involved her teaching and memorizing the Quran in different Masjids in Egypt, until she attended the Center of Quranic Studies in Al-Mokattam, Egypt. Following the teachings of the Center of Quranic Studies in Al-Azhar, she completed her...

Sr. Shamsun Kabir

Sr Shamun Kabir believes all students are capable of learning and mastering at their own pace when given the accurate tools and atmosphere inshallah.  The majority of her earlier literature and research explore the role of cognitive theory on learning, and assessment and treatment strategies of childhood & adolescence disorders....

Sr. Heeba Malik

Originally from Maryland, Heeba Malik attended Al Huda School in College Park before going on to pursue hifdh. After graduating from her hifdh program in 2011, Heeba went on to pursue her degree in Health Administration and Policy from UMBC. While at UMBC, she served on the MSA Board as...

Sr. Marwa Elsayed

Sr. Marwa Elsayed moved to the United States 11 years ago.  She studied at Al-Azhar Al-Sharif for 13 years along with completed memorizing the whole Quran by high school. She attended the University of Islamic and Arabic Studies, majored in Islamic studies (Shafi’i Fiqh) and is currently pursuing her Bachelor...