Our GREAT Teachers

 

Sabl bin Mu’ddh bin Anas narrated from his father that the Prophet i said: “Whoever teaches some knowledge will have the reward of the one who acts upon it, without that detracting from his reward in the slightest. ( Sunan Ibn e Majah, Hadith#240, Classified as Hasan By Allama Albani)

 

salam academy prepares the students of today for the world of tomorrow. Our faculty makes this possible by fostering a love of learning in our students. It starts with a well-balanced curriculum. We make sure the class content fits both our learning objectives and the reality of our students' lives. Our teachers make class participation fun!

 

Professional Development Opportunities:

NM Common Core

For Islamic school teachers

 

 

Ms. Najat Ouadi - Day Care Teacher

najat.ouadi@salamacademy.org

Qualification:

  • Certificate - 45 hours Early Childhood Education (CPR and First Aid)
  • Experience with Quality Assurance assistance and Merology - Bayer Pharmaceutical (Morocco)

Ms. Rachel Mills - Early PreK Teacher

rachel.mills@salamacademy.org

Qualification:

  • Certificate- 45 hours Early Childcare (CPR and First aid)

 

 

Ms. Sheleise Sentz - PreK Teacher

sheleise.sentz@salamacademy.org

Qualification:

  • Child Development Associate Credential in Preschool Development (CDA)
  • 45 Hr. Certificate in early Childhood Education
  • CPR/ First Aid Certified

Ms. Jessica Hudson - KG Teacher

jessica.hudson@salamacademy.org

Qualification:

  • B.S. in Elementary Education (Focus on English and Music)
  • First Aid, CPR, Blood-borne pathogens Certified
  • SEI - Structured English Immersion Endorsed)

Ms. Suzanne Cordova Marr - Grade 1 & 2 Teacher

suzanne.cordova@salamacademy.org

Qualification:

  • B.A. in Elementary Education with a minor in Family studies.
  • Level 2 certification
  • Completed a 45 hours course in the foundations on 7 basic competencies of Early Childhood

 

Ms. Jazeena Vahab - Teacher - Math/ Science/ Computer

Computer education

jazeena.vahab@salamacademy.org

Qualification:

  • BSc, B.Ed, MS

Mr. Xavier DeLeon - Math/ Science/ Computer/ PE Teacher

Physical Education/ Nutrition

xavier.deleon@salamacademy.org

Qualification:

  • BS from UNM (Major in Biology minor in Chemistry)
  • Research assistant and fellow experience with various organizations since 2008 (such as Biomedical Research Institute of NM, VA Healthcare system, Albuquerque)

Mr. Max Warsaw - Language Arts/ Social Studies & Science Teacher

max.warsaw@salamacademy.org

Qualification:

Ms. Esra Sidowiy - Arabic & Islam Teacher (PreK and KG Level)

esra.sidowiy@salamacademy.org

Qualification:

  • Bachelor in Law- concentration in Sharia
  • Childhood teaching courses
  • Tajweed classes
  • 10+ years experience in teaching languages to Pre-K to 5th grade students

Ms. Dalal Mehiar - Arabic & Islam Teacher (Arabic Level 1)

dalal.mehiar@salamacademy.org

Qualification:

  • BA degree - a Field Teacher for English (U. of Jordan College of Education)
  • 8 years experience in teaching English as a second language (Jorden)
  • College diploma in teaching English
  • Attended classes for Quran Tajwed teaching

Ms. Iman Babaa - Arabic & Islam Coordinator (& Arabic Level II & III Teacher)

iman.babaa@salamacademy.org

Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in Arabic literature and Morphology from the U. of Umm Al Quraa in Makkah, Saudia Arabia
  • Tajweed classes from Makkah school
  • Bloodborne pathogen training
  • CPR certified
  • Teaching at Salam Academy since 2002
  • Teaching High School students in APS since 4 years
  • Teaching online program in Arabic language and Islamic studies since 2 years through Salam Academy.

Ms. Rola Sider - Arabic & Islam Teacher

rola.sider@salamacademy.org

Qualification:

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Teacher of The Month Award

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Teachers are awarded a gift certificate from a sponsor and a Certificate of Appreciation from the Board.

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  • May 2017: Ms. Jazeena Vahab

  • April 2017: Ms. Megan Guttierez

  • March 2017: Dr. Elizabeth Buchen

  • February 2017: Mr. Xavier Deleon

  • January 2017: Ms. Dalal Mehair

  • December 2016: Ms. Esra Sharaf

  • November 2016: Ms. Sheleise Sentz

  • October 2016: Ms. Lilah Sharif

  • September 2016: Ms. Jessica Hudson

  • August 2016: Ms. Najat Ohadi

 
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2012 - 2013     2013 - 2014   2014 - 2015
  • April 2013: Mr. Andy Brooke

  • March 2013: Ms. Sheri Petersen

  • Februray 2013: Ms. Lena Baxley

  • January 2013: Desiree Amaral

  • November 2012: Ms. Nuha Babaa

  • October 2012: Ms. Neelam Khan

  • September 2012: Ms. Priyam Banerjee

  • August 2012:

   

 

  • November 2013: Ms. Francesca Ascenzi

  • October 2013: Ms. Iman Babaa

  • September 2013: Ms. Darienne Dumas

  • August 2013: Ms. Kawtar Alaoui

 
  • November 2014:

  • October 2014: Ms. Iman Babaa

  • September 2014: Ms. Cynthia Garza

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2009 - 2010     2010 - 2011   2011 - 2012
         
  • July 2012: Ms. Joan Boyden

  • June 2012: Ms. Iman Babaa

  • May 2012: Ms. Sharon Cuba

  • April 2012: Ms. Priyam Banerjee

  • March 2012: Ms. Kamila Kasparian

  • February 2012: Ms. Maggie Brisbin

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Address

Salam Academy
8015 Mountain Road Place  NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110

Phone: +1 505-888-7688

Fax: +1 505-888-7646

Email: questions@salamacademy.org

Or use our online form.

 

Office Hours

We can be reached during the following hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm during weekdays. School is closed on the weekends.

 

For summer office hours, please contact the school.

 

 

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