Sana Nazar is a native of Maryland and comes to Tarbiyah Academy with five years of teaching experience in the sciences of Qur’an, recitation (tajweed) and Islamic Studies. In addition to teaching, Ms. Nazar is pursuing a degree and certification in Elementary Education, in order to become one of a handful of state-certified teachers specialized in Islamic Studies & Quran instruction. Ms. Nazar has studied the art of tajweed and memorization of the Qur’an under the tutelage of local scholars with ijaza, and she is a graduate of the renowned Qur’an Intensive at Bayyinah Institute. Ms. Nazar is passionate about teaching and looks forward to every new school year. Her goal is to ensure that students at Tarbiyah Academy love learning about–and living–their faith and that they are inspired to be the best they can be.