Fathi KhalfiPrincipal, Administrator & Technology Director
Brother Fathi Khalfi joined Garden of Sahaba in 2014.
Brother Fathi holds Masters Degree in Management Information Systems and Bachelors Degree in Information Technology from Nova Southeastern University. Currently a PhD candidate in Educational Leadership and Research Methodology at Florida Atlantic University (FAU).
Brother Fathi is MCP and MCA Microsoft Certified he is also A+, Net + and Google Educator Level 1 Certified.
Brother Fathi is the developer of both Islamic Studies and Computer Science programs in the Garden of Sahaba Academy.
M. Sadiq HamidaniDirector, Administrator & Business Manager
Br. Sadiq Hamidani was instrumental in establishing Garden of the Sahaba Academy and has served the school in the position of director since August 2003. He has also had the honor of being the first principal of the school. Currently in addition to his Director position he also serves as the Business Manager and Compliance Officer of the school.
Br. Sadiq received his Bachelors and Master degrees in Business Administration from Florida International University. He has successfully completed over 12 ECE credits and is an advanced credential Director.
Br. Sadiq has a passion for education and during his tenure at the school has conducted several professional development trainings for the school staff. He has also taught business and project management classes at a local university.
Salima BoubkerLower School Coordinator, Administrator & Assistant PreK Director
Sister Salima Boubker joined Garden of Sahaba Academy in 2003 as the 1st teacher.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood from FAU as well as Director credentials.
Sister Salima holds a Elementary Teaching Certificate.
Sister Nadirah Bessee joined Garden of the Sahaba Academy in 2010.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts/Commercial Arts from St. John’s University, NY. She has worked in the GSA Administration for 10+ years and is also our yearbook advisor.
Sheila D’MetayerAdministrator and School Nurse
Sheila D’Metayer is the School Nurse and graduated from FIU with both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Nursing. She is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner specializing in Adult Health Nursing and has been practicing nursing for over 25 years, mostly in critical care. She’s also our School Records Coordinator.
Najat Al OmairiLower School Secretary
Sister Najat Al Omairi joined Garden of Sahaba in 2019.
Suzie MousaUpper School Secretary
Sister Suzie Mousa joined Garden of Sahaba in 2010.
Sister Suzie is the school adviser for National Junior and National Honor Society