Sun, Jan 08|
Noor Kids Teacher Training
Training for Sunday and Islamic School Teachers
Time & Location
Jan 08, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Cherry Hill, 5 Esterbrook Ln, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, USA
About the Event
GCLEA is proud to offer a FREE teacher training workshop with Noor Kids.
This workshop is for current Full-Time or Weekend School teachers or those who wish to be teachers in the future.
LUNCH will be SERVED.
Who is Amin Aaser?
Amin G. Aaser is a leader in Muslim children’s education, advocacy, and development.
Amin is the founder and Executive Director of Noor Kids, a Harvard-supported educational services organization that seeks to build confidence in the religious identity of young Muslims. Noor Kids publishes one of the world’s fastest-growing Islamic children’s book series with titles in over 250,000 homes across 25 countries.
Amin is an expert on identity, bullying, education, and publishing among Muslim children in America. He has been featured on NPR, BBC, and The Huffington Post, among a host of other media outlets. Since 2016, Amin has been invited to over 300 communities across North America to help counter challenges faced by Muslim children and youth.
Amin is also a “Master Storyteller,” developing his expertise in storytelling under the tutelage of Arina Isaacson, an internationally recognized, and award-winning, theater actress. Amin taught Storytelling at UC Berkeley.
Amin began his career in business management, working for Fortune 500 companies such as 3M, Target Corporation, and General Mills. He gained his Master’s Degree at UC Berkeley where he focused on faith-based social enterprises. He graduated magna cum laude with distinction from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
He lives with his wife and daughter in Minneapolis, Minnesota.