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. Inshirah Abdul-Aziz

Sr. Insharah founded Camp MINA in 2007, after returning from Hajj, which was a life changing experience for her. She have been in Education for 16 years which includes both years as a Classroom teacher and also in Administration and writing and developing curriculum. Her specialities are teaching English and History, however...

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 Salwa Hasan

Sr Salwa has worked as a teacher in elementary schools for 9 years in Syria, and taught at an Islamic weekend school in Wilkes-Barre in Pennsylvania for 2 years.  She received her Diploma in elementary education in 2002 from Syria, and in 2009.  Additionally, she received her Bachelor in English Translation from Homs...

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. Hind Ibrahim

Sr. Hind previously taught at VAHS full time as an Arabic to the Primary and Foundation level students. She received a Bachelor’s of Commerce degree from Alexandria University. She has taught for 3 years in Egypt and 2 years in Wayne, Pennsylvania as a Sunday School teacher. This is her second year teaching with...