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Faculty & Staff


  • Kiran Mehdi – Administrative Assistant
  • Nadine Batrukh –  Administrative Assistant

Homeroom Teachers



    Jakia Chowdhury is the Pre-K teacher at Noor Academy of Arizona. She has been teaching in this school since 2015. Jakia received her Bachelors Degree in English Literature. She also achieved her Certification Degree as an Early Care Specialist in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Jakia holds certificates from different organizations including Arizona Department of Education.

  • MADIHA SHAKEEL – Kindergarten

    Mrs. Madiha is the homeroom Kindergarten teacher at Noor Academy. She received her Master’s Degree in English Literature and earned a minor in Mass Communication. She has been teaching since 1999 and is very passionate about instilling Islamic values in young children. This is her third year working with us. 

  • HIBA KUZAIHA – 1st Grade
  • SAFAA ABOALAM – 2nd Grade

    Ms. Safaa has been a teacher for the last 10 years. She is a mother to three daughters who she says were the main reason she shifted from a career in finance to the education field. Ms. Safaa holds a BA in Literature and has additional training in Proficiency in Sentence Writing and ELL Strategies.

  • FATIMA ABDELHAQ – 3rd Grade

    Fatima Abdelhaq teaches 3rd Grade at Noor Academy, and has been with the school since 2002. She has 20 years of experience in the field of elementary and secondary education. She is also the chairman of the Field Trip and Social Studies Committees at Noor Academy of Arizona. She is currently the Lead Teacher at NAA and well as the AZELLA Coordinator.

  • ROKEYA OMAR AGHA – 3RD GRADE/ Arabic Teacher – Website

    Ms. Rokeya teaches Arabic Language for all levels at Noor Academy and has been with the school since 2008. She has a BA degree in Chemistry from the University of Mosul and Arabic teaching foundation degrees from the California State University. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience in elementary and secondary schools. She is also the chairwoman of the Noor Academy Arabic Committee. Ms. Rokeya is the homeroom teacher for 5th grade for the school year for 2017-2018.


    This is the second year Mrs. Rasmia Souman is teaching at Noor Academy of Arizona. In the past, she has taught 1st Grade through 6th Grade English. Currently she is the homeroom teacher for 4th Grade and is the English teacher for grades 4th through 6th. Mrs. Rasmia holds a BSc in Psychology, a BSc in Family and Human Development and a Master’s in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

Subject Teachers