Dr. Hamed Ghazali of HQA and Guidance College

Dr. Hamed Ghazali, has extensive experience in the field of Tarbiyah and issues related to work in classroom management. He holds a PhD. from the department of Curriculum and Instruction, Kansas State University. Dr. Ghazali worked as a Principal and Superintendent of several Islamic Schools.


  • B.S. in Petroleum Engineering University of Suez Canal, Suez, Egypt 1975
  • M.S. in Petroleum Engineering University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 1984
  • PhD. in Education Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 2003


  • Director of the Houston Quran Academy 2008-Present
  • Superintendent, Iman Academy of Houston, Texas 2005-2008
  • Chairman of the MAS Council of Islamic Schools: 1999- Present
  • Adjunct professor with the Islamic American University. 2004- Present
  • Consultant, Islamic School of Irving, Islamic School of Austin, Islamic School of Tulsa, and Islamic School of Greater Kansas City. 2006-Present
  • Consultant, United Nations 2005- 2008
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Faith and Services Technical Educational Network (FASTEN), which is an affiliate of the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC). 2002 – 2006
  • Superintendent, Andalusia School, New York City (Part time) – 2005 – 2006
  • Principal of the Islamic School of Greater Kansas City, 1996 – 2005
  • Member of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) of Kansas City: Helping with research on developing better communication between the police and the community. 2001 – 2003
  • Member of the Focus Group of the Regional Community Policing Institute (RCPI) Missouri Western State College’s Value-Based Initiative – 2002
  • Visiting Imam of the Federal Prison in Leavenworth, Kansas – 1996 – 2002
  • Speaker at major conferences on education: Presented several papers at major conferences in the United States such as the Society of International Visual Literacy, the Association of Educational Communication and Technology, and the Islamic Society of North America Education Forum. 1995
  • Imam, Islamic Society of Greater Kansas City: Responsibilities include leading Friday prayers and offering weekend courses on Islamic Studies and Quran – 1997 – 2005
  • Vice President of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA): ISNA is the biggest Muslim organization in the United States, which owns most of the Islamic Centers in the 1993 – 1997
  • United States and Canada. Responsibilities included providing supervision and implementing different major and international Islamic conferences and conventions in the United States, providing support for Islamic centers and Islamic schools, and providing conflict-resolution services for different Islamic Centers.
  • Chairman of the Annual Convention of the Islamic Society of North America – 1994 – 1996
  • Imam, of Islamic Center of Lawrence – 1990 – 1996
  • Muslim Judge in the Circuit Court of Missouri: Appointed by the circuit Court of Missouri as a special Master (Muslim Judge) to settle a court case that involved Afro-American Muslims in Kansas City, Missouri – 1993