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One of the most important assets to any school is its faculty. The Islamic Academy of Alabama prides itself in its deeply committed and experienced faculty and staff who are at the heart of our school’s educational excellence.

Please feel free to email our responsive faculty and staff.


Ziyad Awad


Stacy Abdein 
Administrative Assistant


Janan Abdein
Office Assistant


Tara Hamidullah

Pre-K Teacher
Arij Al-assi
Pre-K Assistant Teacher


Stacy Abdein
1st Grade Homeroom Teacher


Somaya Alkhatib
2nd Grade Homeroom Teacher


Ferdous Jaradat
3rd Grade Homeroom Teacher


Melanie Mahmoud 
Social Studies 5th - 7th grade


Brook Hughes
High School Language Arts


Aicha Toure
Middle School Language Arts


Yasmin El-Husari
High School Social Studies


Eman Koupek
Physical Education


Hadam Benachou
Digital Literacy and Computer Science


Maha Eid 
Arabic Teacher


Lama Abu-Khass
Arabic and Islam Teacher


Basmah Alrahwan
Arabic Language Teacher


Maysoun Sajjan
Islam Elemtary