Dr. Amaarah DeCuir is a member of the faculty at American University’s School of Education where she teaches courses on education philosophy, policy, pedagogy, and leadership. She is an active researcher who studies education leadership within American Islamic schools as well as her current research project to examine Muslim students’ experiences in public schools. She is an active member of the ADAMS Center community where she currently leads the Youth Book Club and hosts marriage support groups for married women in her home. Sister Amaarah is happily married to Imam Mohamed Magid, together they are raising their five daughters to be strong, intelligent, and faithful young Muslims.