Faculty & Staff




Arabic & Islamic Studies

Sister Meryem has been with the Academy for almost a decade.  She possess a Bachelor's Degree in Islamic Law (Shariah). Her Certification as an Islamic School Teacher will be conferred in Spring, 2017, insha Allah.  

As an native Arabic speaker, she brings her fluence to the classroom and has continued her education in Arabic langauge with many certifications, workshops and academic coursework.  Her accomplishments bring innovative, modern and trend-setting strategies and goal-setting to her curriculum.

She brings focus and discipline to the classroom, balanced by creative hands-on work researching and soft-publishing topical projects in the Technology Lab.


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Al-Hamra Academy is the first full-time accredited Islamic school in New England. Our goal is to raise children with a strong intellectual and moral background. We strive to provide an environment that encourages the cognitive, spiritual, moral, emotional, and physical growth of every student. We have a well-defined, effective and evolving curriculum that follows the Massachusetts State Frameworks. We foster spiritual and moral growth in a progressive Islamic environment – an environment that instills in our students the universal values of love, compassion, peace, tolerance, equality, and justice. Our philosophy reflects our commitment to educate our students to become responsible and productive members of society through education and social partnership. Our pursuit of Excellence in Education is built on four core values, i.e., Quality, Integrity, Moderation and Teamwork.

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