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Staff Directory



Principal: Azra Naqvi

Administrator: Shaheen Khan

Administrator: Sumana Fatima

Communication Coordinator: Ummul Baneen Kazmi

Primary Staff


Preschool Teacher: Farwa Bano

PreKindergarten Teacher: Meena Ali

Pre-K Assistant: Farkhanda Ali

Pre-S Assistant & Lunch Monitor: Uzma Faisal

Elementary Staff


Kindergarten Teacher: Lexi Anderson

1st Grade Teacher: Mariam Iqbal

2nd Grade Teacher: Sabaah Asghar

3rd-8th Grade Math Teacher: Sumayya Vora

3rd-8th Grade Science Teacher: Bill Schnide

3rd-8th Grade Humanities Teacher: Christen Sostre

IQRA Department


Quran Teacher & Dept Head: Sh. Mohammad Javad

Arabic Teacher: Rawaa Alkweshat

Islamic Studies: Shaheen Khan

Physical Education (P.E.)


P.E. Teacher: Sakina Ali

Support Staff


Before-and-After-Care: Munira Ali

After-Care: Lubna Ali

3rd-8th Grade Mentor: Farida Hemani

Meet Our Teachers

We are proud that our teachers are all certified instructors and are qualified upwards of a Bachelors degree in Education.

Ms. Azra Naqvi

Ms. Azra has an academic background in education leadership, accounting, and social work. She earned her Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Argosy University in 2013 and is currently completing her Doctor of Arts in Educational Leadership from National Louis University. She is the Principal / Founding Member of Hadi School of Excellence, USA. […]

Ms. Shaheen Khan

Assalamun Alaikum, I am Ms. Shaheen! I am the Islamic Studies teacher for Pre School-8th grade. I have been teaching Islamic Studies for the past 20 years and at Hadi School for the past 9 years. I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Behavioural Sciences from National Louis University and currently pursuing a Masters of […]

Ms. Mariam Fatima

Salam! My name is Ms. Mariam and I am the first-grade teacher! I have earned my Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois. I have had a few different positions at Hadi School over the years. I began by working at the Hadi school summer camp, followed by a […]

Ms. Farkhanda Ali

Salam! My name is Farkhanda Ali and I am the Pre K Assistant teacher of the Pre K class 2020-2021. I have been working with Hadi school for more than ten years. I am looking forward to helping your student out this year.

Sh. Mohammad Javad

Salamun Alaikum!  This is Shaikh Mohammed Javad. I am the Quran teacher at Hadi School in addition to being the Head of the Iqra Dept. The 2020 – 2021 school year will be my 9th year teaching at Hadi School of Excellence. I have studied Islamic education for 10 years in Qom. I have being […]

Ms. Sumayya Vora

Assalamu Alaikum, I am Ms. Sumayya! I am the Math teacher for 3rd-8th grade. I have been teaching math for the past 5 years and at Hadi School this past year. I earned a Bachelor of Arts in human Biology from University of Kansas and earned a Masters of Education from Wichita State University.   […]