from the Speaker Training Workshops
thought the Presentation was really general with basic information
of the Islam. I think this is a great way to inform Muslims and Non
Muslims in the public schools about the Islam. May,Allah Reward you
for all your efforts, Inshallah. Thank you"
truly believe this is important work for us to pursue. The presentations
were informative, clear, organized and interesting. Thank you for
laying the groundwork and inviting us to share in the project!"
" Islam 101 presentation was easily understood and well presented. Great
job on all the presentations."
Well organized. May Allah bless your time and effort. I hate to give
straight "A"s or "E"s, but you're very close!"
" Thank you for this wonderful opportunity to learn about this organization."
Alaykum (Greetings of Peace).
The goal of the program will be to offer
speaker training and guidelines on how to speak effectively in public
settings about Islam and Muslim Cultures, utilizing a balanced and
Speaker Training Workshop
Sunday, February 1, 2009
Training by Ms. Maha ElGenaidi - Founder & President
of ING, SanJose, CA
Holiday Inn Chicago
5300 W. Touhy Ave., Skokie, IL
10:00 am : Workshop begins
Cost: $30 (includes materials and brunch)
online at: www.oismidwest.org or call 630-848-1475
March 21st; Lombard, IL
Roots of Islam in America
As a supplement to American history studies relating to the Atlantic
slave trade and immigration, this segment will provide an overview
of the history of Muslims in the United states who might have
come to the Americas before Columbus, and certainly as enslaved
West Africans and pioneers from the Middle East.
Islamic Contributions to Civilizations
As a supplement to social sciences and the
hu-manities, this segment will provide
of Islamic contributions to civilization and cultural interactions
between Europeans and Muslims.
About Religion in Public Schools
This segment will provide the do’s and don’ts of
teaching about religion in the context of social studies and
world history, as well as an overview of social sciences content
standards, and available teaching resources.
on Islam and Interacting
Effectively with Muslims Students
In addition to an orientation on Islam & Muslims,
this segment will provide resources to supplement curriculum relating to culture
studies in grades k12,
as well as an overview of Muslim student religious practices.
confirm registration, please register on line or send your
name, address, telephone number(s),
and email address along with
a check for $30 payable to OIS Midwest, Inc.
Organization of Islamic Speakers Midwest
608 S. Washington St., Suite 302
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 848-1475 or