Imam Shaker Elsayed has been serving as the Imam of Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church, VA since 2005.

Previous Work Experience:

  • Secretary General, Muslim American Society (MAS)
  • Director of Education, Islamic Society of North America (ISNA)
  • Principal, Al Ghazaly School, NJ
  • Teacher of Islamic Studies, LIR Institute, American University, Washington, DC
  • Imam, Islamic Center, Washington, DC
  • Volunteer Imam, Islamic Society of Greater Houston (ISGH), Houston, TX
  • Teacher and volunteer Imam, Local Jameyyah Shareyyah Mosques, Cairo, Egypt


  • Participated in dozens of interfaith debates and dialogues nationally and internationally
  • Performed dozens of nationwide Islamic school quality and performance assessments
  • Conducted countless teacher training seminars
  • Presented hundreds of lectures on a variety of topics including: family matters, Islamic jurisprudence, and education


  • Fasting in Islam: A Handbook, 1987


  • Independent Islamic Studies under the tutelage of Al Azhar scholars
  • Graduate studies, Educational Administration and Psychology, University of Houston, TX
  • BA, Economics, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt


  • Fluent in English and Arabic
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