Faculty & Staff


 Ms. Sahar Hamad

Islamic Studies Teacher

Ms. Hamad was born and raised in Palestine.  She attended Birzeit University where she studied English.  She moved to the United States in 1989 and began teaching Sunday school.  Ms. Hamad continues teaching Sunday school to students in first grade through high school and began teaching Arabic, Quran and Islamic Studies at Avicenna Academy in 2005.  Ms. Hamad also acts as our Islamic counselor to students.


Mrs. Nicole Gustafson

2nd & 3rd Grade Teacher.

Mrs. Gustafson was born in Illinois and later moved to Indiana. She graduated from Purdue University -Calumet with a bachelor's degree in Elementary education in 2008. She has an experience of seven years of teaching at different grades at Avicenna Academy and is currently teaching 2nd and 3rd grade. Her favorite subjects are Math and Science. Mrs. Gustafson is married , with one son. In her free time she enjoys hiking, fishing, and being with her family.


Ms. Justeen Garza

Preschool and jr. kindergarten Teacher






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