Inspiring Educators & Leaders for a Brighter Future

Introducing The Educational Leadership Toolkit

A monthly subscription of resources from top experts to help you excel as an educator

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The number of Islamic schools has rapidly grown in recent years. With this growth come many needs.

According to ISPU and ISNA, out of the hundreds of  full-time Islamic schools, weekend Islamic school and general Islamic schools in North America, many of them face challenges surrounding growth, leadership, and professionalism. 

With the proper resources, knowledge and training, many of these issues can be resolved. 

The educators and leaders of these organizations are striving to make a difference.

We're here to help

That's why we created the

The Educational Leadership Toolkit

This toolkit provides you with credible, up-to-date resources on topics that will help you hone your craft and stay on top of your game. 

We’ve collaborated with some of the top experts and community leaders with decades of experience to bring you the knowledge that will develop your skills. 

What Will You Get In Our Monthly Toolkit?

PDFs, Templates, Checklists and Handouts

Community: Discussion Forums, Groups & Live Workshops

Over 300 In-Depth Video Lessons


Video Podcasts & Monthly Live Webinars

Everything you need to excel as an educator

Our Courses Include A Multitude Of Topics

  • Actions have consequences
  • Following through with consequences
  • Giving chores early on
  • Handling allowances
  • Handling homework and procrastination
  • Managing screen time
  • Developing punctuality
  • What to look for: defining, understanding and identifying bullying
  • Four types of bullying: Verbal, Social, Physical, and Cyber
  • Distinguishing bullying from standard conflict
  • Why children bully
  •  A teacher’s responsibility: tips for dealing with bullying
  • How to effectively teach classes and keep students engaged
  • Understanding discipline and its application in learning
  • How to capture and maintain the attention of a class
  • How to use and navigate Canva
  • Intro to effective design
  • How to create effective designs
  • Design mistakes to avoid
  • Instructional coaches and concerns
  • Instruction coach partnerships
  • Video recording of lessons
  • Avoiding difficult conversations
  • 10 ways to build resilience
  • Definition of resilience
  • Communication: paying attention to your child’s needs and communicating effectively
  • Consistency: the value and implementation of consistency for children
  • Character: the value if good character and morals, and how to develop it
  • Courage: the necessity and validity of courage, and ways to instill in your child
  • Cardio: Learning how to take care of ourselves, staying active and the importance of living a healthy lifestyle
  • The necessity and importance of positive school culture
  • School climate vs. culture
  • Teachers are prominent role models for many students due to the amount of exposure, and have one of the greatest effects on students
  • How to Encourage Children to Read
  • Reading is a skill that becomes better with practice over time
  • Going to the library
  • Build your own library at home
  • Read with your children
  • Help your children understand and comprehend what they’re reading
  • How to vary the level of content you present
  • How to provide a variety of learning environments
  • Different ways students can show what they’ve learned
  • Helping newcomers and immigrants feel welcome at school and building intentional inclusivity.
  • Appearance: understanding the presence of different appearances and clothing at school
  • Food: understanding the importance of effects of ethnic foods among students
  • Manners and Behavior: understanding how people of different ethnic groups and background might have different mannerisms and behaviors that are considered polite
  • Media: understanding how the general media may cause stereotypes and untrue assumptions
  • Refugees: understanding how to accommodate refugees as they may have qualities that are outside of the norm
  • Faith: understanding how faith and religion can impact students and their social lives
  • Discrimination: understanding discrimination and differentiating it from prejudice, stereotypes, racial profiling and bias
  • How to find your niche
  • How to start your podcast
  • How to brainstorm topics
  • Improving learning by planned instruction
  • Diagnosing learning needs
  • Prescribing content delivery through class activities
  • Improving learning by planned instruction
  • Diagnosing learning needs
  • Prescribing content delivery through class activities
  • What does dysfunction look like
  • How to establish trust
  • How to build a functional team
  • Tips on how to effectively communicate with parents
  • Best Ways to Communicate with Parents
  • Which method of communication to use and when with parents
  • Emails, meetings, phone calls, and quick talks during drop off/pickup
  • Instead of spending money, spend quality time together while being engaged
  • Calmly correct your child and maintain kind communication
  • Help your child problem solve
  • Instill gratitude
  • Being a good role model
  • Treating them with respect
  • Celebrating their success and effort
  • Have patience
  • Share your enthusiasm for learning
  • Set high, realistic expectations
  • Working on a shared vision with staff
  • Hiring guide
  • Discipline
  • The role of parents
  • Effective communication with parents
  • Encouraging parents

Resources at your fingertips

DLP Academy has a custom app to make learning easy for you. We understand how busy educators are. That’s why we created an app allow you to learn anytime, and anywhere. 

Access materials and resources, and join discussion with other fellow educators. Become part of a larger community of passionate educators!

Who's Behind The Monthly Toolkit?

Habeeb Quadri: Educator to the Educators

  • National Distinguished Principal award from the National Association of Elementary School Principals

  • Harvard University Graduate School of Education Principals’ Advisory Board

  • Board Chair of the Illinois Coalition of Non-Public Schools

  • Educator and administrator in public and private schools for more than 25 years

  • Youth mentor for over 25 years

  • Chair of Muslim Youth of North America

Alongside Imran Nanlawala: Masters in Educational Leadership

  • Masters in Educational Leadership

  • Local and international teacher for over 10 years

  • Digital Transformation Consultant & Tech Consultant for LaunchGood, Bayyinah and more

  • Worked with individuals from UFC, NBA, USA Basketball, JR.NBA and more

Saadia Shariff

  • Undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and a MEd from Stanford University

  • Served as an assistant principal  and Dean of Academics at CPS

  • She has served on numerous school recognition and accreditation teams

  • Author of The Islamic School Resource Guide : Developing Schools and Educational Excellence

Sulaiman Jenkins

  • An academic scholar and a researcher in the field of applied linguistics

  • Published a number of articles in top-tier journals and his research interests concern race and identity

  • Graduated from some of America’s most prestigious academic institutions (St. Andrew’s School ’99/New York University ’04) and with his education hopes to produce significant pieces of writing that help America examine issues that are sensitive yet central to his lived experiences growing up in the inner city: namely, race relations, police brutality, drugs and gang violence, incarceration and the prison system, and employment discrimination.

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