Board Of Education Members:
BOARD OF EDUCATION OBJECTIVES, COMMITMENTS, & GOALS:
The objective of the Academy is to organize and operate Full-Time Islamic School in Mecklenburg and other counties in the State of North Carolina on the basic principles of Islam; and to develop an Islamic environment and instill Islamic moral values in its students.
The Academy is committed to providing benevolent education not contradictory with the teachings of Islam to any and all Muslims and interested non-Muslims; and to administer its education programs, admissions policies, scholarships and loan programs, and all other school programs and policies without regard to race, caste, creed, ethnic origin, nationality, gender or religion.
The Academy has the following additional goals:
a. To help its students develop God-consciousness and a comprehensive understanding of Islam;
b. To provide students with an Islamic environment wherein they can learn basic Islamic principles in accordance with the methodology of the people of Sunnah and Jama’ah.
c. To provide Islamic and Arabic studies in a curriculum that is well integrated with the more traditional curriculum taught at public schools in the Charlotte area; and
d. To provide an active, nurturing, learning environment in which experimentation, exploration, intellectual curiosity, and self-discovery are encouraged.
Enrollment in the Academy shall be open to all school-age children willing to abide by the rules and regulations of the Academy, and willing to subscribe to the principles, objectives, goals, and curriculum set forth herein, regardless of religion, gender, race, national origin, or ethnicity. The Academy shall afford all students of any religion, race, creed, gender, color, national origin or ethnicity all the rights, privileges, and access to all programs and activities generally afforded or made available to any and all students at the Academy.
CODE OF ETHICS:
The Academy shall operate under the premise that Islam is Deen (system of life), and the privilege of Islamic Practice requires Islamic beliefs, knowledge of the Quran and Sunnah with its proper application in life.
Each member of the Board of Directors shall be guided by the belief of “la illaha illa Allah, Muhammad rasul Allah” (“there is no God but Allah, and Muhammad (peace be unto him) is the final messenger and the seal of the prophets”). Each member shall believe in the hereafter and other components of the basic beliefs of Islam and follow the Sunnah of the Prophet (peace be upon him).
Each member shall work for the unity of Muslims, and avoid involvement in the creation of fitnah (discord and division).
All issues that come before the Board shall be given a fair and reasonable hearing, and all views shall be heard and considered. Thereafter, decisions voted on and approved by the Board according to the provisions of these amended by-laws shall be binding on all members and shall require total compliance.