The School Committee
Sr. Zainab Adam
Sister Zainab Adam graduated from New York University’s Stern School of Business and is currently an Ethics and Compliance Officer by profession. She acquired her Islamic Education from Ghana and has been a resident of Bridgewater NJ for almost 20 years. Sister Zainab has been a teacher at AlFalah for several years, and has a strong passion for Islamic knowledge and an unwavering commitment to optimizing student and school success.
Br. Naveed Mustafa
Br. Naveed Mustafa has been associated with Islamic Sunday Schools for more than 7 years. Most recently, he was the Vice Principal of AlFalah Sunday School.
His expertise includes business goal definition, organizational design, resource planning and analysis, developing data-driven business reviews, and coordination and leadership of critical programs/projects. He is passionate about solving complex business problems with pragmatic and innovative technology solutions.
Br. Ansar Kassim
Br. Ansar acquired his islamic education from India. He was a Sunday School Principal for 1 year and has served as a school Administrator for 3 years. By profession, he is a Business Analytics Leader.
Br. Hassan Ahmad
Hassan Ahmad graduated from St. John’s University School of Law in 2004. Mr. Ahmad is licensed to practice law in all of the State Courts of New York and New Jersey, as well as Federal Courts in the Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of New York.
Born and raised as a Muslim in United States, Hassan understands the challenges faced by today's youth and brings in a unique pragmatic perspective on how to practice Islam and uphold beliefs while contributing to the society at large.
Sr. Samira Ahmed
Head of Curriculum
Sister Samira holds Certification as Data Scientist and has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Kean University, NJ. She has studied Quran with Advance Tajweed and currently pursuing Ijaza in Tajweed ul Quran. Over the period she has taken many Islamic courses. She loves teaching Quran and Islamic Studies. She also has a deeper understanding of Fiqh of Salah where she coaches students. Sister Samira has been part of Alfalah since 4 ½ years. Apart from teaching, she is also a curriculum supervisor where her task involves developing and improving the existing curricula. She is also involved in a staff training program to improve learning opportunities for students. With her experience and Islamic knowledge, she wants to build a strong learning foundation for children in a manner that they are confident in practicing their faith, and a proud Muslim.