Furqaan Academy Online

Faculty & Staff

Mrs. Haiat Bousmaha (Principal)

Mrs. Haiat Bousmaha serves as Principal at Furqaan Academy Online and is currently leading the different programs it provides to the students in the U.S. For the past 10 years, Mrs. Haiat has served as Furqaan Academy Bolingbrook’s principal. She has also worked in different Islamic Schools and held different positions as a dean of students, counselor, and a teacher. Mrs. Haiat graduated from Algiers University with an Education Degree and a Bachelor’s Degree in Russian Literature and Civilization. She holds a certificate of Russian Language Practice and Translation from Pushkin Institute, Moscow, Russia. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Education, Administration and Leadership focusing in Curriculum and Instruction from St. Xavier University of Chicago. Mrs. Haiat is very proud to lead Furqaan Academy Online, and hopes to see this online school flourish and help educate our youth.

Mrs. Ahmed (Arabic Teacher)

Mrs. Ahmed teaches Arabic Levels 3 and 6 to middle school and high school students. In addition to being a hafidha, Mrs. Ahmed graduated with a Bachelor’s degree of Sharia and Law from Al Azhar University, Cairo in Egypt. She has experience teaching children as she worked as an Arabic Language and religious studies teacher for primary level students and taught private lessons for different levels.

Ms. U-Ahk (Homeroom Teacher)

Ms. Hadiyah U-Ahk holds a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education and a minor in Mathematics. She also has a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and is working on her Doctorate. This is her tenth year in education. She has worked with K-12 students throughout her career. However, she spent most of her time with 3rd-8th grade students. Ms. Hadiyah is currently teaching elementary students all core subjects and math & sciences to high and junior high students

Mrs. Ghazy (Quran/ Arabic Teacher)

Mrs. Ghada Ghazy graduated from Cairo University, Egypt with a major in Arabic Language and Islamic Studies. She is the Arabic & Quran teacher at Furqaan Academy Online. This is her 7th year teaching Arabic language and Quran at Furqaan Academy. She comes with seventeen years of teaching experience in Egypt. She taught Arabic and Quran to students at different levels.

Mrs. Joseph (English/ Language Arts Teacher)

Mrs. Joseph Kimberly is licensed to teach English Language Arts and reading for grades 4-12, as well as ESL and special education for early childhood to 12th grade. She has a Bachelor’s of Arts in English and a Master’s of Arts in curriculum and instruction. She has 4 years of teaching experience to various grade levels. Currently, she is teaching Language Arts, Literature, Social Studies and Writing to middle school and high school students.

Mrs. Fahim (Advanced Islamic Studies Teacher)

Mrs. Saira Fahim joined Furqaan Academy Online to teach the Junior Alim Program – the advanced Islamic Studies (Tafseer, Fiqh, Hadith) to 8th-12th students. She also teaches Islamic studies to elementary and middle school students. Mrs. Saira holds a Bachelor’s in commerce and 6 years and recently completed the Alimah program from the Wifaq Board. Mrs. Siara has been teaching Hadith & Tafseer for the last three years in different institutes.

Mrs. Elzayat (Arabic and Quran teacher)
Mrs. Elzayat holds a Master’s degree in teaching Arabic as a foreign language from University of Science and Art in California, and a Master’s of Early childhood Education. Her Bachelor’s degree is in Elementary Education.  She is certified for Qira’a The Holy Quran from Muslim World League & Holy Quran Memorization International Organization. She is also Certified in teaching  Al-QaidAl-Al-Noorania. She has been working in the education field for the past 25 years.  She is currently teaching Arabic Language to all levels and Quran to elementary students.
She looks forward to working with students and taking them insha’a Allah to new heights.
Mrs. Hanafi (2nd & 3rd grade core subjects- Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies)

Mrs. Hanafi, joined FAO in 2023-2024 school year
She holds a Bachelor’s in English Language and Associate degree in business law. This is her fifth year teaching elementary students. She has also taught English Language at the University level for five years.