Mrs. Alnabulsi was born and raised in Amman, Jordan and is the second of six kids. Mrs. Alnabulsi received a scholarship and attended the University of Jordan and obtained a degree in English and Economics. Mrs. Alnabulsi worked as a bilingual educator, teaching both Arabic and English as a second language and worked as a pre-k teacher in American International schools for 4 years. After moving to Houston, Mrs. Alnabulsi obtained a Master’s in Education Curriculum and Instruction from Houston Baptist University and became an EC-6 certified bilingual teacher. Mrs. Alnabulsi enjoys spending time with her three fabulous children and her husband.
Mrs. Autry was raised in New Orleans, LA. She attended Baylor University for her undergraduate degree, and Houston Baptist University for her Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. She has been teaching in Houston ISD for three years. She served as a Chair of the Education Committee for World Refugee Day in Houston for three years, and loves being involved with international communities around Houston. She has traveled to 17 countries, and is eagerly awaiting more opportunities to experience different cultures.
Rama Yousef was only three weeks old when her family immigrated to Houston from Jordan. Although her family lived in Jordan, she is of Palestinian descent. As a child, she studied Arabic on the weekends and would later study it as a college student. She graduated from the University of Houston with a BA in English-Creative Writing and a minor in Secondary Education. She plans to return to the University of Houston this fall to begin pursuing a master’s degree in Counseling. Ms. Yousef loves that AIMS is a public school that offers the opportunity for a diverse group of Houston children to learn Arabic. She feels privileged to begin teaching First Grade ELA and Social Studies in the 2018-2019 school year!