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The 2018 National Islamic Summit offers stimulating and engaging sessions that highlight and provide valuable data and concepts on 21st century approaches and best practices to learning, parenting, Islamic Education in the 21st Century and Beyond – Commit to the Challenge, teaching, and engaging learners using the Qur’an as the sound source.

Who is this conference designed for? The Islamic Education Summit is designed for educators, parents, administrators, curriculum designers, home schoolers, UNschoolers, Saturday/Sunday school instructors and overall lovers of education. We ask that you plan to spend the entire weekend with us to learn, exchange, be entertained and celebrate the present accomplishments and future direction of Islamic education.

REGISTRATION |  Register here
Registration for the 2018 National Islamic Education Summit is now open! If you have any questions about the registration process, please email

EDUCATION BENEFIT GALA | Purchase your tickets
Join us for an elegant evening of celebrating education. The Education Benefit Gala is Mohammed Schools of Atlanta’s largest fundraising effort of the year. We invite you to spend your time with us in support of the mission and accomplishments of our educational institution. We hope to see you there!




Description  Price
“Committing to the Challenge” Bundle Deal *
Admittance to all workshops, lunch for both days, Theatrical Performance and Educational Benefit Gala

*Rate available until April 20, 2018
Education Summit Workshops and Presentations ONLY $50
Educational Benefit Gala $65-Adults $55-Seniors (Age 62+)
Theatrical Performance “Blow the Wind, Pitch the Moon” $15 General Admission


Dr. Qadir Abdus-Sabur, Director of New Africa Ummah Online School
Concurrent with a twenty-five year career as a Computer Systems Engineer, Qadir Abdus-Sabur taught mathematic and computer programming at local colleges. He then completed his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and further dedicated himself to excellence in education. Working cooperatively with parents and community members, Dr. Abdus-Sabur co-founded Richmond Virginia’s newest secondary educational institution, Tawheed Prep School and served as it’s first principal for five years leading the school to a successful SACS Accreditation in year six. He says, “Technology is shrinking our world and I am prepared to share all that I have learned with any village or community world-wide to help them create an empowering educational environment for their youngsters.”

Dr. Zakiyyah Muhammad, Director of the Institute of Muslim American Studies
Dr. Zakiyyah Muhammad is the founding director of the Institute of Muslim American Studies – IMAS, a non-profit organization established to research, analyze and disseminate scholarship on the Muslim American experience. Muhammad previously worked as director of education for Clara Muhammad Schools and has lectured and presented across the United States. A weekly contributor to Muslim Journal, she has published in Muslim Education QuarterlyJournal of Negro Education, Journal on Religion and Education, and the Encyclopedia of African American Education. She also contributed the chapter “Muslim African American Women: The Qur’an, Human Excellence and the Four Rivers” to Liberating Minds; Liberating Society: Black Women in the Development of American Culture and Society (2014). She is writing a biography of Clara Evans Mohammed, wife of Elijah Mohammed and mother of Imam W. Deen Mohammed. Muhammad holds a master’s degree and Ph.D. from Columbia University.

Imam Amin Nathari
Imam Amin Nathari is widely acknowledged as a critically acclaimed author and lecturer, and one of the leading and most passionate voices of his generation on the contemporary socio-political challenges and issues of our time. Nathari specializes primarily in the analysis and documentation of events and issues that impact Muslims and the Islamic experience in America today. He is a renowned and respected activist and servant-leader in the Muslim American community for over twenty (20) years. He founded the Islam in America Movement (IAM) in 2008, and serves as its National Representative.


SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE ______________________________________________________________

Friday, May 11
8:30 AM -1:30PM – Workshops with expert presenters
2:00PM – 3:00PM – Jum’ah “Islamic Education in the 21st Century & Beyond”
6:00PM – 7:30PM – Theatrical Performance, “Blow the Wind, Pitch the Moon” by Aliyah Kai

Saturday, May 12
9:00AM – 12:00PM –  Workshops with expert speakers
7:00PM – 10:00PM – Educational Benefit Gala

Sunday, May 13
10:00AM – 12PM – Annual Senior Ta’leem “Celebrating the Wombs the Bore Us” with Keynote Speaker Dr. Jamillah Karim (c/o 93)


For your convenience, we are pleased to announce that we have reserved a block of rooms with the Fairfield Inn & Suites Atlanta Downtown location at a rate of $115 per night.

Make a reservation –
Call Phone: (678) 702-8600 or Website

Group Rate: $115
Group Name: Education Summit
Amenities: Complimentary hot breakfast daily, Complimentary WiFi, Complimentary Shuttle service within a two mile radius

Would you like to assist with this effort? Send an email to to join our great team of volunteers!