Our Mission is to make the book of Allah accessible to everyone and to develop new skills for our kids, youth and adults.
Our Vision is to have generations of "walking Qur'an"
Welcome To Tarteel Academy
About Tarteel Academy
Under the guidance of Shaykh Ismael Essa, The Muslim Center of Greater Princeton is blessed to offer Tarteel Academy! It is very important that kids, youth and adults learn, memorize and love the Qur'an. We are offering different programs which will cater to all members of our community and will encourage the revival of learning the book of Allah. We want to encourage and enable a new generation of leaders who love the book of Allah, memorize it and implement it in their daily lives.
Please watch some informational videos below to learn more about Tarteel from some of our beloved scholars.
Founder & Director
Shaykh Ismael Essa
Shaykh Ismael Essa is the Founder & Director of Tarteel Academy. He currently is the Imam for daily prayers and leads Taraweeh during the blessed month of Ramadan at the Muslim Center of Greater Princeton. He is an Al-Azhar graduate with specialization in Qur’anic Sciences and the ten recitations. He holds many Ijazaat with connected Sanad (Chain of transmission) to the Prophet (ﷺ) for both reciting and teaching the Qur'an in its ten modes. He has taught Tajweed, Qira’at and Qur’aninc Sciences at different Masajid, institutions in Egypt, U.K., Ireland and the USA.
Shayka Abeer Mohamed
Sister Amira Abdelrazik
Ustadh Hamza Hussain
Ustadh Mashhud Hussain
Ustadh Bara Elhag
Ustadh Amaan Gadatia
Shaykh Ismael Essa will be teaching the following courses in 2023 - 2024:
Full Time Hifz For Children & Youth
Part Time Hifz For Children & Youth - Advanced Level - Weekdays
Adult Hifz & Reading
An Introduction To ‘Uloom Ul-Qu’ran (Quranic Sciences)
Online Adult Class
Sh. Ismael will provide oversight & guidance to all classes offered by Tarteel Academy
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2023 - 2024 Academic Year
We are excited to announce that Tarteel Academy will be expanding in 2023 - 2024! Due to the increased demand in the community we will be offering additional sessions and have added new instructors to the team.
Please download using the link below & review the course catalog in detail before you register
Registration for current students and waitlist will open on Saturday June 10 at 5:00 PM EST
Registration for everyone will open on Saturday June 17 at 5:00 PM EST
InshaAllah, first day of classes will be Saturday September 9, 2023
If a session is full please register on the waitlist as spots open up throughout the year
If you need financial assistance please use the link below to fill out the form
We never turn away students due to financial hardships