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Over 2,750 heartfelt notes of appreciation for weekend and full-time Islamic school teachers across US & Canada. 

Organized by state/province and by school. Includes teachers from over 320 weekend & full-time schools.

About Awards

How It Works

Step 1: Nominate a Teacher

Parents, administrators, and/or community members nominate a full-time or weekend teacher in the U.S. or Canada that deserves recognition. Each teacher that is nominated will receive special recognition.

Step 2: Announce Finalists  

Our team of educators will review the nominations and select 15 finalists based on the criteria below. The finalists will be announced on the Noor Kids Facebook page on May 2nd. Each finalist will receive a $50 cash prize and will have chance to win one of three grand prizes. 

Step 3: Vote for Teacher

The three finalists that receive the most votes from the public via Facebook by May 8th will be awarded with grand prizes, valued at $1,500 each.

Selection Criteria


Implement creative teaching strategies to facilitate learning.


Have the ability to inspire a love of learning in students of all backgrounds and abilities. 


Enthusiastically connect people with one another, creating a sense of belonging for students in their classrooms.

Role Models 

Serve as leaders and positive Muslim role models in the community, as well as in the school.

Prizes and Awards

$50 cash prize for each finalist and $300 cash prize for three winners

Noor Kids will travel to each winning school to conduct childrens, youth, and parents events (a $750 value)  

Finalists receive $50 & winners receive $150 Taqwa Media credit for Islamic educational material upon scheduling a Taqwa Media Book Fair

Each finalist and winner will receive a special, Islamic-themed trophy from Plaques by Azra

Each grand prize winner will receive a Healthy Eating Seminar for the school by Crescent Foods (a $500 value)

Each finalist school will gain access to a lucrative fundraising opportunity by Noor Vitamins


 About Noor Kids 

- Each month, receive a new activity book designed to help children learn & love Islam. 

- Developed by creative, scholarly, and educational experts from Harvard & Berkeley. 

- Created for 4-to-8 year old Muslims in North America. 

 See what over 25,000 families are raving about! 

Our Sponsors 

NoorVitamins™, a division of Noor Pharmaceuticals, is managed by doctors and scientists and delivers on the promise of Natural Wellness with a complete and innovative line of vitamins and supplements made with natural ingredients that are Pure, Potent, and Proven. Noor is committed to ensuring that our products meet the highest possible Halal, Natural, FDA, GMP and NSF scientific and manufacturing standards.

Crescent Foods is a leading provider of Premium Halal Foods in the Food Industry. Crescent’s production processes, use of technologies, distribution, products and service will exceed in quality and innovation in order to be at the forefront of the Halal Industry.

Saffron Road is the culmination of our Founder and CEO Adnan Durrani’s life’s work. The natural food pioneer first envisioned a halal food brand which also embodied ethical consumerism: halal, sustainably-farmed, authentic, antibiotic-free, and 100% vegetarian-fed, all harvested on family-owned farms.

ShariaPortfolio is a boutique asset management firm specializing in Sharia-Compliant investing since 2003. We embrace our role as a fiduciary, a responsibility that means we always act with your best interest in mind, which sets us apart from conventional firms. Whether you are planning for retirement or your child's education, Sharia Portfolio can help you achieve your financial goals.

At Taqwa Media, our mission is to share the message of God-consciousness (taqwa) family at a time. To cultivate the love of reading and learning, we have developed a Taqwa Media Book Fair Program. Whether you are a full-time or weekend school, we have created easy access for a wide range of edutaining Islamic material (e.g. books, puzzles, games, DVDs) for students, teachers, and parents. Want to host a Taqwa Media Book Fair? Click below to learn more.

Plaques by Azra is one of the largest Islamic awards companies in the world, and one of the first Islamic gifts retail companies in the USA. We strive to provide awards and gifts to Islamic schools and mosques to express the achievements and to recognize the hard work of all students, teachers, volunteers, and staff. We offer a broad collection of engravable awards, plaques, trophies, and medals. We will work with you to ensure completion of each project in a timely fashion, using advanced technology that is exclusive to us. Here at Plaques by Azra, we believe in earning the award and being recognized for doing so.

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