Ustatha Islam Al-Burai, Homeroom 

Assalamo Alaikom

I am Ust. Islam Al Burai, the home room Teacher for PreK-3 at Lexington Universal Academy.  I have a bachelor's degree in Education. Previously, I worked as an ESL teacher in Saudi Arabia and then a substitute teacher at LUA. For the last few years I have been working with Fayette County Public School as an assistant teacher for special education.

I grew in Gaza /Palestine, and I moved to Puerto Rico (where I was studing in the American University as a Special Edutation Teacher), then I moved to Lexington, Kentucky. I have two childern attending LUA, Abdul Rahim in 8th grade and Sadeen in 5th grade.

I am looking forward to working with your child to help him/her reach his/her maximum education and apply the Islamic Values to his/her everyday teachings. I will continue to contact you through Parentsquare and send daily reports. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me. 


Ustatha Fathia Shalash, Arabic/Islamic Studies/Quran

 Al-Salamu Alikum ,My name is Fathia Shalash. I am an  Arabic,Islamic Studies and Quran(ISAQ) teacher  at LUA . I was born  and raised in Kuwait. This is my 9th year teaching and my 7th year at LUA . I have a Diploma in Math and Islamic Studies from Islamic Community  College in Jordan  and Al hmdulillah i am a Certified Teacher in Al-Qaida  Al-Nuraniyyah Program.
Allah (swt) blessed me with 4kids (3boys and a girl) whom attended LUA from KG till 8th grade and Alhamdullillah they are proud successful Muslim in the community .
 LUA is my home. I love teaching children and helping them apply Islamic values in their daily lives. Alhamdulillah for this big blessing