Faculty & Staff

Administration

Ms. Dalia Mostafa

Renaissance Academy Principal (2014-Present)

 Ms. Mostafa brings with her 25 years of experience in the field of Education as a teacher and an administrator.  She has an extensive background in Islamic School administration after having served as a principal in Islamic Schools in the US for the past 14 years.  She holds two Graduate degrees in the field of Education; (CAGS) Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies in addition to a master’s degree in Bilingual, ESL and Multicultural Education (BEM). Both degrees are from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Ms. Mostafa is a Certified Accreditation Evaluator. She served as a member of School Accreditation Visiting Committees multiple times both with the NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges) as well as AdvancED. She has extensive training in the area of behavior management, school improvement, and effective communication, and conflict resolution strategies among many others. Ms. Mostafa taught undergraduate-level courses in Early Childhood Education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst for two years.  She held the position of Graduate Women’s Network Coordinator at UMASS, Amherst for 4 consecutive years. Ms. Mostafa was a guest speaker as part of a discussion panel:  Symposium on Islamic Schools during the ICNA conference held in Hartford in 2011. She describes herself as a transformational leader, a problem solver and a go-getter. Her motto is “When there is a will, there is a way

Ms. Narjes Ahmad

Administrative Assistant

Ms. Ahmad joined Renaissance Academy during the 2015-2016 academic year. She served as a kindergarten classroom assistant for 4 years and took on an administrative role as of the 2019-2020 academic year. She holds a Diploma in Business and Office Practices. She completed training in Childcare through Texas A & M.  She also acquired training in multiple administrative areas including Administrative Assistant Applications. Administrative Assistant Fundamentals, Keys to Effective Communication, as well as Becoming an Assertive Administrative Assistant all of which are helping her manage her administrative role very efficiently. Ms. Ahmad is also the mother of two wonderful Renaissance students