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Haji Noor Deen Visits Peace Terrace

It was such a pleasure to host master calligrapher, Haji Noor Deen at Peace Terrace Academy.

Here is a brief excerpt from his website.

Haji Noor Deen’s extraordinary mastery and genius along with his unique ability to spectacularly deliver his craft to an audience has brought him lecture and workshop invitations from some of the most renowned and prestigious institutions around the world, including: Harvard University, Cambridge University, University of California-Berkley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Bukhari Institute and many others. He has delivered lectures on calligraphy at the Islamic College in Zhengzhou, China, and the Zaytuna College in California.


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A Morning With Rania Awaad

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Raising Muslim Believers:

The goal of raising Muslim believers in the west in not an easy one. We all have so many questions about the right steps in raising young Muslims. This seminar is geared toward equipping parents of young children with Islamic and psychological understanding, concepts and strategies toward successful child-rearing.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
10AM-12PM
This event will follow our schoolwide parent orientation from 8:30AM-10AM.


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2017-2018 Graduation

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” —Benjamin Franklin

It is the hope of every teacher that their students have the brightest of futures!  We pray for the best for all of our students and look forward to seeing them in the future!

Getting ready for an important day!

Arrival!!  “The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” —B.B. King

Kindergarten students will join The Grades at Peace Terrace!

Inspiration, awards, and speeches!

The graduates!

Celebrations!!!

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Now Hiring: Elementary School Teacher

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Elementary School Teacher
Start Date: August 2018
We are seeking to hire experienced an elementary teacher who is excited to join our wonderful team. Our positive school environment as well as small class sizes make Peace Terrace an ideal situation for employment. We are looking for teachers who are passionate, dedicated, love the company of children, and are willing to learn and grow in their profession.
Qualifications
Holds a bachelor’s degree or higher. Teaching Credentials preferred.
Has 2+ years of teaching experience
Is skilled in collaboration with parents and colleagues
Is familiar with basic principles of Islamic Creed
Cbest Certified
Compensation
Compensation is commensurate to experience and education


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Now Hiring: Development Coordinator

The Development Coordinator participates in the development and execution of fundraising campaigns and programs promotions targeted at existing or potential donors and prospects and provides general administrative support.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Fundraising:
Supports the efforts of the Development Team and Principal to coordinate fundraising activity including direct mail, special events, and personal solicitations. Take an active and
Drafts communications, delivers messaging, makes appointments, and coordinates marketing activities that extend across multiple channels such as internet, mail, telephone etc.
Performs work under general supervision. Handles moderately complex issues and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff. Possesses solid working knowledge of subject matter.
Updates donor management database and produces quarterly reports

General Administrative Support:
Provides primary administrative support to Principal including: maintenance of Smart Tuition and fund collection, financial records from Smart Tuition, correspondence with delinquent families, and answer general questions from parents regarding their account.
Teacher reimbursements and minor accounts payable support.
Sets up and coordinates full range of activities for meetings and events including: development meetings; event coordination meetings; Town Hall meetings. Specific responsibilities include agenda; logistics, and all related correspondence. Provides administrative support during meetings including preparing and distributing timely agenda and minutes.

Qualities and Requirements:

B.A. or equivalent
2 years experience working in an office or similar setting
Highly organized and able to multitask
Comfortable with public speaking
Comfortable working with Google Drive, fundraising CRM, and similar programs
Ability to work in a team with positive attitude