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Faculty Members

Ulum al Shari’ah

Shaykh Ali Noor

Shaykh Ali Noor is currently the head of the Hifz Department at IIE.

Mawlana Saad Saleem

Mawlana Saad Saleem is the head of the Tahfiz program at IIE. After memorizing the Qur’an at a very early age Mawlana Saad Saleem attended Jamia Rahimia in New Delhi; he earned a degree in Shari’ah from Darul Uloom Deoband, India. Since the inception of IIE he has been teaching Qur’an at IIE and has successfully produced a good number of Huffaz. Many prominent huffaz and ulama in America memorized the Qur’an under the tutelage of Mawlana Saad Saleem.

Hafiz Raage Farah

Hafiz Raage is an alumnus of IIE where he currently serves as a hifz teacher, helping young children on their journey of memorizing the Qur’an. He has a record to his credit, reciting the entire Holy Qur’an in one sitting.

Mohammad Haq

Muftiah Ambreen Noor Ahmed

Ambreen Ahmad born and raised in India's Saharanpur is a Hafizah, Muftiah, Aalimah and Qari’ah. She received degrees in ulum al-shari’ah from Jamia Salihat, Malegaon & Noor al-Anwar, Hyderabad, India. She started her Alimah teaching career by imparting home based classes to female students in 2010. In 2017, she began service as a Qur’an Tahfiz teacher in Chicago through online mediums. She has mentored on average 1 hafizah in a one year period. Currently she is serving as a teacher in the alim and hifz programs at IIE’s Girls School.


Ishrat Asghar

Ishrat Asghar is the Vice Principal at IIE Girls' School. She was born and raised in Deoband, India. She studied Seerah, Hadith, Fiqh and Tafseer al-Qur’an and received a diploma from Jamia Diniyat, Deoband. Later she studied the Intensive Arabic program at the Institute of Islamic Education, Elgin, IL. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Sciences at National Louis University where she received an award from the National Society of Leadership and Success “Sigma Alpha Pi”. Ishrat Asghar is a dedicated and hardworking professional with ten years of experience in administration and teaching Qura’n, Arabic and Islamic Studies.

Asma Saleem

Asma Saleem is one of the Deputy Deans of Academics at IIE. She completed high school from St. Ann’s High School, India. She obtained a bachelors degree in science from Meerut university, India, and then moved to one of India’s most prestigious institutions of higher learning at Aligarh. She obtained a master’s degree in science from Aligarh Muslim University. She moved to US in 2005 and since 2013 she has been teaching math at the Girls School of IIE. She also taught math at the Boys School in the academic year of 2017-18. She is also responsible for developing and managing IIE’s Sunday school, which she began in 2006 and has been continuously serving till date.

Samira Ahmed

Samira Ahmad is the Liaison Officer at IIE Girls School. A student of the Great Books of the Western Education program, Samira Ahmed’s studies (undergraduate and graduate) has centered entirely on mastering the reading and analysis of the classics within the literary canon of Western civilization. This classical education has pushed her to introduce discussion-based elements into her classroom while leaving time to provide instruction in an interdisciplinary manner emphasizing social and emotional learning and career planning. Her teaching focuses on developing the five core areas of English in an applied manner: thinking, writing, reading, speaking, and listening. She teaches electives, non-fiction writing with an emphasis on style alongside the core English American School classes. Regarding Sunday school, admission in various programs in IIE and boarding facilities, she can be contacted.

Moshaddek Hasan

Moshaddek Hasan obtained his bachelors degree in computer science and engineering from the University of Dhaka in 2008. In 2000 he secured 10th place among more than 1 million students in the SSC exam conducted by the Bangladesh Education Board. He has to his credit two international research papers presented in the IEEE sponsored conference in 2008 and 2009 in VLSI and reversible logic design. Moshaddek has 11 years of experience in research in VLSI design, 9 years of experience in database programming using Oracle SQL, PL/SQL and the web technologies, and 6 years of experience in teaching. He is currently teaching at IIE and is also working as the Liaison Officer at the Boys' School of IIE.

Sarvinoz Zaynieva

Sarvinoz Zaynieva is the warden of IIE’s Girls dorms. She was born and raised in Uzbekistan. In 2019, she graduated from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago majoring in Economics (Bachelor of Arts). Before joining IIE, she worked in financial sectors. Sarvinoz is fluent in four languages and has started learning Arabic in IIE.

Nafez Nasiruddin

Nafez is the Warden of the Boys Dorms as well as an academic teacher at the IIE Boys School. 

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