Faculty: Arabic & Islamic Studies
Mrs. Samar Hammad, Arabic and Islamic Studies Teacher:
Mrs. Hammad has a B. S. in Arabic Language and Literature. She has over 27 years of experience in teaching Arabic in the U.A.E. and in British schools overseas. She has also held the posts of lead Arabic teacher and Head of Arabic Department at Alhuda Academy for four years. She has compiled books for curricula accommodation. She is in charge of Arabic library. She has formulated Arabic placement exams for all grade levels. She has organized Arabic nasheeds and plays presentations for students.
Mrs. Yamina Brahimi, Grades PK to 8 Arabic Teacher:
Mrs. Brahimi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Archeology majoring in Islamic Architecture from the University of Algiers in Algeria. She has an English as Second Language degree from Lynn Community College in Lynn, MA. This is her second year teaching Arabic at Alhuda Academy. She previously was a volunteer teacher at Islamic Sunday School in Lynn, MA. She was also an Arabic teacher for seventh grade at Public Middle School of Kouba, Algiers in Algeria. She strives to establish a positive relationship with students of all ages which she believes is important for a successful school year. She is fluent in English, Arabic, and French.
Mrs. Hana Hussin, Grades KG to 8 Arabic and Islamic Studies Teacher:
Mrs. Hussin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Arabic Language from Al-Isra’a University in Amman Jordan. She has two and half years of experience teaching Arabic and Religion at Al-Nakil Academy in Jordan. She also worked as a full time Arabic and Religion teacher at Al-Hamra Academy in Shrewsbury, MA for two years. She received her certificate of completion of online and onsite Arabic teacher training program (Startalk) from California State University, and has taken extensive training and workshops during her teaching career. She is looking forward to working with the students, parents, and faculty of Alhuda Academy.