Mr. Hamdan joined Daarul Uloom during 2017-2018 as the High School Islamic Studies Teacher and in January of 2018 was named the Dean of Students. He was part of the initial board who started Daarul Uloom and served as Board of Education member for three years. He is an accomplished Muslim Community Leader and School Principal with deep expertise in many communities. He helped lead and deliver communities’ goals and objectives while guided by the Quran and The Sunnah of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (Allah’s Peace and Mercy be upon him) as understood and practiced by the Prophet’s great companions may Allah be pleased with them all. He has the right combination of hands-on process implementation, team work and management experience, combined with solid Islamic knowledge.
Education, Professional Development & Technical Skills
General Islamic Studies – Islamic Online University
Foundation of Islam Certificate – Islamic Online University
Dawah Certificate – Islamic Online University
Master’s in Business Administration/Technology Management – University of Phoenix
Bachelors of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering – Wichita State University
Courses and Certificates in Hadith, Tawhid, Tajweed, and Life of Prophet
Led mentoring and counseling programs for children, youth, adults, and refugees
Developed and led educational programs for children, youth, adults, and new Muslims
Led numerous Friday and Eid prayers in many communities around the United States
Developed and conducted workshops related to Marriage in Islam, Foundation of Dawah in Al-Islam, and Hajj and Umrah
Led and helped in the effort to develop full time Islamic schools, weekend schools and Quran Memorization Program
Served as Teacher, Vice Principal and Principal for various Weekend Schools
Areas of Strength
Leadership Vision and Execution
The 2019-2020 school year marks Mrs. Farghaly’s 12th year as an employee of Daarul Uloom Islamic School and 5th year as an Interim Principal. She started her assignment as DU’s Vice Principal in 2011. Prior to that, Mrs. Farghaly held the position of Pre-K1 teacher for three years.
After completing her BA degree in Education and before residing in the United States in 2000, she worked as a certified teacher for three years teaching English and French languages to elementary, middle and high school students. After residing in the United States, Mrs. Farghaly also acquired more experience in field of education by completing multiple trainings in Early Childhood Education and teaching at various Islamic part-time schools, such as the Saudi Arabia School and Sunday Schools. In addition, in 2014 Mrs. Farghaly successfully completed a leadership training at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Mrs. Farghaly has a great deal of passion for working with students and parents. She works hard at organizing school events and fundraisers, counseling student, working on the ins and outs of running a school, ensuring the students, staff and families have what they need to be part of a safe, intelligent and committed working environment. She is a proud and dedicated employee. She values her relationships with her coworkers and all Daarul Uloom students from whom two are of her own.
HS Vice Principal
Mrs. Maha Ahmed is teaching Islamic Studies and Quran/Arabic for middle school and high school and is a teacher in Daarul Uloom Qur’an Academy. She taught Islamic Studies, Computer Science, Art and Character Education the previous school year. Mrs Ahmed holds Bachelor degree in Medicine & Surgery, a Master’s degree in Human Physiology, a teacher certificate in Hafs and Tajweed, and a Certificate in Nooraniyah. Additionally, she comes to Daarul Uloom with five and a half years of past teaching experience, with about 18 months out of those years teaching here at Daarul Uloom.
Mrs. Mustaffa graduated from University of Missouri Kansas City in Mathematical Science and received a Master of Science Degree from Illinois State University in Economics in 2002. She worked with Financial Solutions Midwest as an office manager until 2010 before joining Daarul Uloom in 2011 as an assistant teacher. She is currently in her eighth year as the school secretary for Daarul Uloom.
Mrs. Mustaffa brings years of experience in office management from her previous occupation. She is a very organized and diligent person both professionally and personally. With her strong attention to detail and her ability to deal with various situations that require tactfulness and discretion, Mrs. Mustaffa works well with fellow staff members, parents, and students to ensure the day-to-day administrative operations at Daarul Uloom remain smooth and on-time.