Woodland Mosque Summer School 2013
Ms. Hind Reggad is pursuing a Masters of Science in Engineering at CSUS and is originally from Morocco. While pursuing her education Ms. Hind has been working as a teacher at Woodland Islamic School and has made exceptional contributions to our community for the past three years. As a result she has established deep ties with both the students and the community. Ms. Hind contributes in many ways from planning curriculum for the school to organizing extracurricular activities for the students. The mosque administration and the Woodland Muslim community are very grateful to have sister Hind as a teacher at our school.
Mrs. Arshad Waheed brings to our school her in depth experience in teaching young children as she was a devoted elementary school principal in Pakistan for over 20 years. Mrs. Waheed has been teaching at the Woodland Islamic School for three years and has dedicated her valuable time in teaching the young children how to read and memorize surahs from the Holy Qur’an. She is a wonderful teacher and the young students love to learn from her.
Ms. Farah Nasir was once a student at the Woodland Mosque Islamic School during her early years and has joined the Islamic school in 2013 as a teacher. Farah received a Bachelors of Arts degree at CSUS, and is pursing a California teaching credential to further her studies. The young group (ages 4-10) loves her approach towards teaching and we are happy to have her join us this semester.
Ms. Fatima has taught Arabic at a different Islamic Schools for several years, and this year she devoted her talent in education to all of our students in teaching tajweed of the Qur’an. She is a passionate teacher who is originally from Sudan and we are thankful to have her this year.
Ms. Fakhra Shah has a background in Religious Studies and English from UC Davis and has completed a Master’s of Arts degree in World History from SFSU. Additionally, Ms. Shah recently completed a California teaching credential from UC Davis. Her experience in teaching history subjects at the high school level makes her a great addition to our school as she leads the Islamic Studies period for both boys and girls from ages 11-16. The students enjoy her teaching style and fresh perspectives. She joined us this summer and is very passionate about teaching young Muslims how to apply Islamic values to their everyday lives.