As Salaam Alaikum Teachers and Assistants, Parents and Students;
I would like to take the opportunity to introduce myself, I am Chrystal Said and will be inshallah your child’s Masjid Bilal Weekend School Principal. I am looking forward to a very productive year. My mission and vision is to assist our staff and parents in teaching your children to be fully devoted followers of Islam. We know how much Allah values and loves children and we want to foster this importance in their Islamic education. Therefore, we emphasize your important involvement in your child’s Islamic growth so please feel free to ask me any questions.
A bit about me, I have an Associate of the Arts (AA) degree in Psychology and Bachelor of the Arts (BA) degree in History concentrating in the Middle East with a minor in Islamic Studies from the University of Kentucky, and a Master of Science degree in Human Resources Management (MS HRM) from Strayer University. Currently I am pursuing a Master of Science in Clinical Counseling (MCC) from Bellevue University.
I have taught in the public-school system and for Islamic Sunday schools for since 2005. Concentrating in the instruction of pre-teen and teen girls. I have been a guest speaker to help public school teachers find common ground and relate to their Muslim students more effectively, how our youth can keep an Islamic identity in Western society, Islamic hygiene, puberty, and Islamic manners classes. As well as I have written The Muslim Southern Belle Guide for Teens, My Ramadan Passport, and My Islamic Weekend School Passport to Success.
I was born in Norfolk, VA and grew up in Lexington, KY. For the last few years I have lived in El Paso, TX and Albuquerque, NM. My family and I relocated to Houston June 2015. I am married to Dr. Ali Said and have 5 children (Leonard, Christopher, Noor, Farrah, and Salahuddin).
If you have any questions please feel free to email me, BilalWeekendPrincipal@gmail.com
"Allah grants wisdom to whom He pleases and to whom wisdom is granted indeed he receives an overflowing benefit," Al-Baqarah 269