Meet Our Staff

<div id="accordion"> <div class="card"> <div id="headingOne" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapseOne" aria-expanded="true" aria-controls="collapseOne"> Become a Board Member</button></h5> </div> <div id="collapseOne" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="headingOne" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <p>GVA&rsquo;s board consists of the founder brother Abdul-Hakeem Rashad and sister Raiyanah Abdul-Karim. We are currently seeking members to help serve our school.&nbsp;</p> <p>As a board member, you will collaborate with other board members. You will oversee and make decisions on the overall structure, policies, and practices of the school to ensure their effectiveness on the students served.&nbsp;</p> <p>More specifically, board members will serve in these areas:</p> <ul> <li>Evaluate organization and program structure and accountability&nbsp;</li> <li>Evaluate student academic success&nbsp;</li> <li>Evaluate student weaknesses and formulate action plans for improvement</li> <li>Oversee the strategic plan of the school&nbsp;</li> <li>Drive student enrollment through advertising&nbsp;</li> <li>Drive Fundraising through business connections and philanthropies&nbsp;</li> <li>Fiscal responsibility and accountability&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>To become a member contact: <a href="mailto:founder@gatewayvirtualacademy.com">founder@gatewayvirtualacademy.com</a>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="headingTwo" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapseTwo" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapseTwo"> Principal </button></h5> </div> <div id="collapseTwo" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="headingTwo" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li>Name: Sarah-Jayne Salim</li> <li>Location: UK</li> <li>Birth Place: UK</li> <li>Experience in your post: 6 years in Educational Leadership</li> <li>Degrees: BSc (HONS); M.Ed, Ed.D</li> <li>Certificates:&acirc;&euro;&lsaquo;QTLS, UK &amp; SEN qualified</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="headingThree" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapseThree" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapseThree"> Administrative Manager </button></h5> </div> <div id="collapseThree" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="headingThree" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Name &ndash; </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Tiara Muhammad</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Location &ndash; North Carolina </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Birth Place &ndash; Anguilla</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Years of Experience &ndash; 4 years</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Degrees &ndash;&nbsp;Bachelor of Science in Islamic Theology. Pursuing my Bachelor Degree in Business Administration at Kaplan University</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Certificates &ndash; Certified Education Trainer for Google</li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bio-</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As-Salamu alaykum! My name is Tiara Muhammad. As the Administrative Manager at Gateway Virtual Academy, I&rsquo;m here to ensure that teachers and students are seamlessly integrated into our virtual academy. I bring a unique perspective to the work we do by pushing the team to work efficiently, coordinating school events and utilizing creative ways to keep improve the learning and teaching experience in with today&rsquo;s technologically advanced world.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With a knack for organization and technology, I&rsquo;m passionate about finding innovate ways to streamline our processes and grow our virtual family. As a result, I&rsquo;ve been recognized by my supervisors and colleagues for my contributions to improving our systems and helping both student and staff become acclimated with the various platforms proficiently.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 14px;">I am a graduate of Darul Uloom Trinidad &amp; Tobago with a Bachelor of Science in Islamic Theology, and I am currently pursuing my Bachelor Degree in Business Administration at Kaplan University and certification as a Google for Education Certified Trainer.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">I currently reside in a small city in North Carolina, but I&rsquo;m proud to call Anguilla home.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="headingFour" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapseFour" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapseFour"> Head Secretary </button></h5> </div> <div id="collapseFour" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="headingFour" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">&acirc;&euro;&lsaquo;Name &ndash; Shama Pm</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Location &ndash; Dubai</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Birth Place &ndash; India</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Years of Experience &ndash; 1 year Online Education; 3 years administrative</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Degrees &ndash; Bachelors of Business Administration</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="headingFive" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapseFive" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapseFive">Secretary Assistant</button></h5> </div> <div id="collapseFive" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="headingFive" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">&acirc;&euro;&lsaquo;Name- Munirah Abdul Muhamin&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Location &ndash; Texas, USA</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Birth Place &ndash; Texas, USA</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Years of Experience &ndash; n/a</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Education: High-School Diploma</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Certificate &ndash; Islamic Studies&nbsp;</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="headingSix" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapseSix" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapseSix">Secretary Assistant</button></h5> </div> <div id="collapseSix" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="headingSix" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Full Name &ndash; Juvaria Shifaz</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Location &ndash; Kerala, India</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Birthplace &ndash; Kerala, India</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Experience &ndash; 2 &nbsp;years secretarial</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Degrees &ndash; Graduated in B.A English language and literature</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="headingSeven" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapseSeven" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapseSeven">Arabic Teacher</button></h5> </div> <div id="collapseSeven" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="headingSeven" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Name &ndash; Heba Mohammady Mohammad</span></li> <li>Contact: hebam@gatewayvirtualacademy.com</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Location &ndash; Cairo, Egypt </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Birthplace &ndash; Egypt</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Years of Experience &ndash; 9 years</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Degrees &ndash;&nbsp;BA in Arabic Linguistics (Ain Shams University -Cairo-Egypt )_ with Honours</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">&acirc;&euro;&lsaquo;Certificates :</li> </ul> <p style="padding-left: 60px;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Certificate of appreciation from Ain Shams University </span></p> <p style="padding-left: 60px;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Certificate of appreciation Al-Tayseer Institute </span></p> <p style="padding-left: 60px;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Course in Multiple Intelligence at Ajial Training Center</span></p> <p style="padding-left: 60px;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ijazah in Riwayat Hafs by Asem</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="headingEight" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapseEight" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapseEight">Quran Teacher</button></h5> </div> <div id="collapseEight" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="headingEight" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Name: Ruwayda Elsayed Eladawy</span></li> <li>Contact: ustadharuwayda@gatewayvirtualacademy.com</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Location : Damietta, Egypt </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Birthplace: Damietta, Egypt</span></li> <li>Years of experience: 9 years</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Degrees : Graduated from Dar Uloom, Cairo Egypt in Islamic Studies. Pursuing Masters in &nbsp;Arabic grammar</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Certificate: Ijaza Hifz Al Quran</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="headingNine" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapseNine" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapseNine">High School Language Arts Teacher</button></h5> </div> <div id="collapseNine" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="headingNine" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li>Name: Tonia Salahuddin&nbsp; (aka Umm Jihad)&nbsp;</li> <li>Contact: tonias@gatewayvirtualacademy.com</li> <li>Location: Chicago, USA</li> <li>Birth Place:&nbsp; Illinois&nbsp;</li> <li>Experience in your post:&nbsp; 15 years</li> <li>Degrees:&nbsp;BA in Liberal Arts with a minor in Psychology and an MEd in Curriculum and Instruction with an ESL Specialization.&nbsp;</li> <li>Certificates:&acirc;&euro;&lsaquo;&nbsp;Prior&nbsp; Teaching Certification in Wisconsin&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 14px;">&nbsp;</span></li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="heading10" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapse10" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapse10">High School Social Studies Teacher</button></h5> </div> <div id="collapse10" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="heading10" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Name: Fatema El-Sayed</li> <li>Contact: <a href="mailto:fatemae@gatewayvirtualacademy.com">fatemae@gatewayvirtualacademy.com</a>&nbsp;</li> <li>Location: Dubai</li> <li>Birth Place: Egypt</li> <li>Experience in your post: 4 years</li> <li>Degrees: BSc Political Science &amp; Arabic and Islamic Civilizations</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="heading11" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapse11" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapse11">Middle &amp; High School Math Teacher</button></h5> </div> <div id="collapse11" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="heading11" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Name &ndash; Ansiya Eshack</span></li> <li>Contact: ansiyae@gatewayvirtualacademy.com</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Location &ndash; Ernakulam, Kerala India</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Birth Place &ndash; Kochi, Kerala India </span></li> <li>Years of Experience &ndash; 14 years (Teaching in Engineering Colleges)</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Degrees:</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp;</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;M.Tech (VLSI &amp; Embedded Systems)</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;MBA (Human Resource Management)</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;B.Tech (Electronics &amp; Communication Engineering)</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;PhD in Electronics (Pursuing &ndash; Completed Course Work)</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">&acirc;&euro;&lsaquo;Certificates &ndash; KMEA Engineering College, MES College of Engineering</span></li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="heading12" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapse12" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapse12">Middle &amp; High School Science Teacher</button></h5> </div> <div id="collapse12" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="heading12" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">&acirc;&euro;&lsaquo;Name- Noha Hosni</span></li> <li>Contact: nohaa@gatewayvirtualacademy.com</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Location- Cairo, Egypt</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Birth Place- Egypt</span></li> <li>Years of Experience- 5 years</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Degrees:&nbsp;</span>Bachelor degree of pharmacy; Master degree in analytical chemistry; Pursuing Ph.D. in analytical chemistry</li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="heading13" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapse13" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapse13"> Middle School Language Arts Teacher</button></h5> </div> <div id="collapse13" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="heading13" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Name: Reginald Harris (Mustafah)&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Contact: <a href="mailto:mustafahh@gatewayvirtualacademy.com">mustafahh@gatewayvirtualacademy.com</a>&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Location: Nigeria&nbsp;</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Birth Place:&nbsp; USA&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience in your post: 18 years&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Degrees:&nbsp;</span></span>Masters&rsquo;s Degree in International Education and a Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Business Administration.</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Certificates:&acirc;&euro;&lsaquo;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;Prior&nbsp; <span style="font-weight: 400;">Teaching Certification in Wisconsin&nbsp;</span></li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="heading14" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapse14" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapse14">Middle School Social Studies Teacher</button></h5> </div> <div id="collapse14" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="heading14" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li>&acirc;&euro;&lsaquo;Name &ndash; Aminata Adebisi&nbsp;</li> <li>Contact: aminata@gatewayvirtualacademy.com</li> <li>Location &ndash; New York City&nbsp;</li> <li>Birthplace &ndash; Atlanta Georgia</li> <li>Years of Experience &ndash; 5 years</li> <li>Degrees &ndash;&nbsp;Bachelors of Liberal Arts Major: Communications Minor: Psychology&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Certificates: <ul> <li>Catapult Learning</li> <li>Curriculum &amp; Lesson Planning</li> <li>Certificate with Distinction: Common Core in Action ; Literacy in the Content Areas.</li> <li>AdvancED Certificate of Recognition in gaining accreditation.</li> </ul> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="heading15" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapse15" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapse15">Elementary Math Teacher</button></h5> </div> <div id="collapse15" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="heading15" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Name &ndash; Aminah Siddiq</span></li> <li>Contact: aminahs@gatewayvirtualacademy.com</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Location &ndash; Virginia, USA</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Birth Place &ndash; Virgina, USA</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Years of Experience &ndash; 18+ years</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Degrees &ndash;&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 14px;">Master of Science in Mathematics Bachelors of Science in Mathematics</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Certificates &ndash;&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 14px;">Certified Substitute Teacher</span></li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="heading16" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapse16" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapse16">Elementary Science Teacher</button></h5> </div> <div id="collapse16" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="heading16" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">&acirc;&euro;&lsaquo;Name &ndash; Saadiya Aslam</span></li> <li>Contact: saadiyaa@gatewayvirtualacademy.com</li> <li>Location &ndash;&nbsp; Massachusetts</li> <li>Years of Experience &ndash; 4 years</li> <li>Degrees &ndash; Master<span style="font-size: 14px;">&nbsp;Degree in Medicine&nbsp; &amp; Bachelors Degree in Medicine&nbsp;</span></li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="heading17" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapse17" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapse17">Elementary Language Arts Teacher</button></h5> </div> <div id="collapse17" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="heading17" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">&acirc;&euro;&lsaquo;Name &ndash; Khadijah Muhammad&nbsp;</span></li> <li>Contact: khadijahm@gatewayvirtualacademy.com</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Location &ndash; Anguilla</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Birthplace &ndash; Anguilla&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Years of Experience &ndash; 3 years</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Degrees &ndash;&nbsp;Bsc Islamic Theology&nbsp;</span></li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> <div class="card"> <div id="heading18" class="card-header"> <h5 class="mb-0"><button class="btn btn-link collapsed" data-toggle="collapse" data-target="#collapse18" aria-expanded="false" aria-controls="collapse18">Elementary Social Studies Teacher</button></h5> </div> <div id="collapse18" class="collapse" aria-labelledby="heading18" data-parent="#accordion"> <div class="card-body"> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">&acirc;&euro;&lsaquo;Name &ndash; Jahmiya McAnuff</span></li> <li>Contact: jahmiyam@gatewayvirtualacademy.com</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Location &ndash; Saudi Arabia</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Birthplace &ndash; New Jersy, USA</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Years of Experience &ndash; 5 years</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Degrees &ndash;&nbsp;</span></span>Bachelor&rsquo;s of Arts in Communication Studies with a minor in English</li> <li style="font-weight: 400;">Certificates: <div dir="auto"> <blockquote style="margin: 0 0 0 40px; border: none; padding: 0px;"> <p>NJ Certificate of Eligibility in Elementary Education Grades K-6<br />NJ Certificate of Eligibility in Supplemental Instruction: Reading and Mathematics Grades K-8</p> </blockquote> </div> </li> </ul> </div> </div> </div> </div>