Mrs. Maha Elsherif:

Mrs. Maha Elsherif has been working in Augusta Science Academy since its establishment in 2017. She has earned her Master in Arts of Teaching (MAT) from Georgia Regents University in 2014. She is certified as a school teacher by the state of Georgia. She earned two B.A. degrees, Latin and Greek literature and also in Italian Language, from Ain-Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Sr. Maha has several years of work experience as an educator. She started her career in the Henrico County School System in Virginia, from 2008 until moving to Georgia in 2010. While she was earning her MAT degree, she had multiple internships in the Columbia County School System, from 2011 until 2014. After earning her teaching certification and prior to the foundation of the Augusta Science Academy, Sr. Maha also taught in the Columbia County School System from 2014 until 2017. Sr. Maha is currently the Lead Teacher.

Mrs. Enas Hassan:

Mrs. Enas Hassan is the Pre-K and K Islamic Studies, Quran and Arabic Teacher. She also teaches level 1 Arabic for Elementary Students. She has been working at ASA since its start in 2017. She is a graduate of Higher Institute of Cooperative Studies at Cairo University in 1992. She has earned her diploma in Educational Methodology with a major in Education from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. Sr. Enas has taught math to second graders in Egypt after college for two years. In 2002, she began to teach at the Islamic Society of Augusta Weekend School and continues to teach until now. Sr. Enas has lived in Augusta for the past 21 years with her husband and their three children.

Ms. Merry Childers 

Ms. Merry Beckham Childers is the elementary Social Studies teacher at Augusta Science Academy. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Augusta University and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Troy State University. Prior to joining ASA, Sr. Childers taught High School Social Sciences for 20 years in both Richmond and Columbia County schools. In addition to teaching school, Sr. Childers was a dance instructor and choreographer at the Augusta West Dance Studio for more than 20 years. Sr. Childers joined the wonderful team of educators at ASA during the academic year 2019-2020.

Ms. Seher Gill

Ms. Seher Gill moved to Augusta, Georgia at the age of 6. Seher has been involved in the Islamic community at an early age. She attended Sunday school for 12 years. After graduating high school, she taught at the Sunday School program. She was also the youth group president while attending high school. She later received her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Georgia State University. Seher currently teaches Language Arts for Kindergarten through 4th grade at the ASA. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

Mrs. Shadia Alzoubi

Mrs. Shadia Alzoubi was born and raised in Jordan where she graduated from Jordan University of Science and Technology with a major of Applied Biological Sciences and a minor in Microbiology. In 2001 she joined her husband in the US and earned her Masters in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Purdue University in Indiana at IUPUI in 2008. She has 3 boys and has been living in Augusta since 2012. She loves nature and gardening. She became a trained substitute teacher at Columbia County in 2018

Mrs. Rafeef Alobeidi

Mrs. Rafeef Alobeidi is the Quran teacher for classes 1 – 6 and the Islamic Studies teacher for classes 1 – 4 at the Augusta Science Academy. She graduated with a degree in Interior Design in Jordan at Oxford University and worked there as a graphic designer for two years. Afterward, she started her Quran Journey and earned her Ijaza in Quran in 2015. In 2018, she received her on line degree in Islamic Studies. Sister Rafeef has been teaching ladies tajweed from the Islamic Center of Augusta to the Islamic Society of Augusta for over 15 years. She has also worked in the Quran Program and has taught Kids all ages at the ISA from 2017 – 2019.