Huma Jeddy


My name is Huma Jeddy and I hold a Bachelor of Science Degree from University of Madras, India. I’m currently working towards completing my Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership. I am extremely honored to be the principal of GLIS this academic year of 2019-20. I have been a resident of East Lansing since 1998, I live here with my husband, and two sons, both of whom are alumni of GLIS. I have served at GLIS as a Secretary/Administrative Assistant from 2005 – 2018. As a principal, I would like to foster an Islamic environment that aligns with our school’s vision where everyone is welcomed, respected, and trusted. Together we can make this happen, in sha’ Allah.

Karen Elsadek

Vice Principal(curriculum coordinator)

My name is Karen Elsadek and this is my seventeenth year at Greater Lansing Islamic School. I've taught a variety of classes here, from Kindergarten to 8th grade, as well as serving as principal for 8 years. Before teaching at GLIS, I taught for nearly 20 years in Vermont in a one room school. I taught K - 8 all subjects. I received my bachelor's degree in education from the University of Vermont and my master's in educational administration from MSU. I love teaching and working with children and especially enjoy teaching mathematics. I have one son, Ibrahim who will be a senior in East Lansing High School this year. In my free time, I enjoy reading and crocheting. This year I will be teaching Computer classes to grades 2nd - 6th, 5th grade social studies and 4th grade language arts, math,Science, and social studies. Insha Allah it will be a fun and rewarding year!

Sawsan Mahmoud Administrative Assistant

My name is Sawsan Mahmoud. I have been in this community for 29 years; I have been married for 22 years and have three girls. I graduated from Ross Medical Education Center as a Medical Assistant, I worked at Meridian Women’s Health clinic for four years. I started with GLIS 9 years ago as an Arabic teachers. This year I'm excited to work in the office as the Administrative Assistant . I will also be teaching Arabic to Early Pre- K. Alhamdullah, I'm happy and thankful to work here and be part of GLIS family.

Sana Naqshabandi

Accountant/Office Assistant

My name is Sana Naqshabandi. I was born in Erbil. Iraq. I graduated with a bachelor degree in Statistics, from Salahaddin University. I received my associates degree in accounting at Lansing Community College in 2011. I'm married with three children. I've been working as an accountant at the Greater Lansing Islamic School, since 2014.