Meet the Teachers and Administration

Al Nur School is commited to bringing the highest of standards and quality to full time Islamic education. For the 2015-2016 school year, we are enrolling up to Seventh grade, InshaAllah.

Our teachers were selected based on their experience, education, certification, and ability to teach the children the material. Our curriculum and books are constantly being assessed to make sure they meet our high standands for quality education and effectiveness. If you have further questions or inquiries about our teachers, or feel you would qualify to meet our teachers standards please feel free to contact us at 888.885.6688.

Sister Howaida Ahmed
Sister Howaida is the Founder and Principal of Al Nur School. She has a Degree in Biomedical Engineering, has her Early Childhood Director's License, and her Child Development Associates. This is her Eleventh year serving as Principal.

Sister Sidra Qasim
Sister Sidra is a member of our staff and will be teaching our Toddler students the English Academic subjects at Al Nur School. She has previous experience taking care of and teaching young children. Her goal as a teacher is to provide the highest quality of education to prepare her students for Pre-School.

Sister Nouha Alraies
Sister Nouha is a member of our staff and will be teaching our Toddler students Arabic, Quran, and Islamic Studies subjects at Al Nur School. She has previous experience taking care of and teaching young children. Her goal as a teacher is to provide the highest quality of education to prepare her students for Pre-School.

Sister Alison Fortner
Sister Alison is a member of our staff and will be teaching our PreSchool and PreKindergarten students the English Academic subjects at Al Nur School. She has previous experience taking care of and teaching young children. Her goal as a teacher is to provide the highest quality of education to prepare her students for Kindergarten.

Sister Zohra Graske
Sister Zohra is a member of our staff and will be teaching our PreSchool and PreKindergarten students Arabic, Quran, and Islamic Studies at Al Nur School. She has previous experience taking care of and teaching young children. Her goal as a teacher is to provide the highest quality of education to prepare her students for Kindergarten.

Sister Fatma Oner
Sister Fatma is currently the Director and teaches Language Arts and Mathematics for Kindergarten through Second Grades. She originally graduated with a degree in Geophysical Engineering and now has over 10 years of teaching experience in Early Childhood. She is a fully certified professional private school classroom teacher with an endorsement in Primary Education, Kindergarten. She has a certificate in the area of Childcare business management and Child Development and also has Director Qualifications. She currently has her Child Development Associates as well. This will be her Sixth year working with Al Nur School.

Sister Amudat Adesina
Sister Amudat currently teaches Science and Social Studies for Kindergarten through Second Grades. She has her Masters degree in curriculum and instruction. She has over 10 years of teaching experience. She is very creative and hands on in her classroom and her students enjoy and love learning in her class.

Sister Bushra Al-Ani
Sister Bushra currently teaches Arabic, Quran, and Islamic Studies for Kindergarten through Second Grades. Arabic is her first language and she has Tajweed Certification. She has over 2 years of teaching experience with excellent results. She is very creative and hands on in her classroom and her students enjoy and love learning in her class.

Sister Mariam Banawan
Sister Mariam currently teaches the core academic subjects of Math and Science for Third Grade and Up. Sister Mariam has her B.A. in English Language and Literature and is working on obtaining her Texas Certification in Early Childhood Grades EC-6. She has over 3 years of teaching experience. She is very dedicated to high Standards when teaching her students.

Sister Koonj Talpur
Sister Koonj currently teaches the core academic subjects of Language Arts and Social Studies for Third Grade and Up. Sister Koonj has her Bachelor of Educational Studies from Australia. She has her Texas Teaching Certification as well. She is very dedicated to high Standards when teaching her students.

Sister Dalal Rashid
Sister Dalal currently teaches Quran for Third - Seventh Grades for our Quran Memorization Program. Sister Dalal has a diploma in Tajweed and Arabic. She has over 3 years of teaching experience with excellent results. She is very dedicated to her students and enjoys instilling the love of learning in her class.

Sister Mutmainnah Bello
Sister Mutmainnah currently teaches Quran Vocabulary and Islamic Studies for Third - Seventh Grades for our Quran Memorization Program. Sister Mutmainnah has a diploma in the Islamic Sciences including Tajweed, Islamic Studies and Arabic. She has over 3 years of teaching experience with excellent results. She is very dedicated to her students and enjoys instilling the love of learning in her class.