Our team of experts endeavors to:
- Provide quality education in various languages (Arabic, English, & French) using appropriate approaches and strategies.
- Build on individual strengths.
- Address unique learning needs.
Our team of experts endeavors to:
Hiba Al Jamal Joined SKILD to lead the team in 2012. Hiba is currently finalizing her master’s in special education from BIOLA University – California.
Samar Sahyoun is currently the Assistant Director at SKILD Center after a long journey in the educational field. She graduated from the American University of Beirut with a BA in English Language at a Teaching Diploma in Special Education. She also earned a Diploma for Heads of Divisions and Coordinators at the Haigazian University and a Diploma in Pastoral Health Care from the St. Joseph University. She is currently pursuing her Masters’ degree in Educational Psychology- Tests and Measurements.
Mireille has a Master’s degree in special education from Al Kafaat University. She also holds certifications in project management, inspiring leadership, and teaching adult learners. Currently Mireille is focusing on her consultancy degree for civil society organizations. She joined SKILD team in 2015.
Jenny Safi joined SKILD team in 2011. She has a BA in special education from Kafaat University and has finished her M2 in special education form Saint Joseph University.
Jennifer Noun joined our SKILD team in 2013. Jennifer graduated in 2011 from the AL Kafaat University with a degree in Special Education, and in 2013 from the Lebanese University with a degree in Psychology.
Zeina Farhat Bou Nader works as an administrative assistant at SKILD center. Previously, Zeina worked as an accountant in IPT. She graduated in 2000 from the Lebanese University-Fanar with a degree in History.
Betty Maamari lately joined SKILD as a member of its support team. Betty acquired her BA degree in Management in 1998 from State University of New York. Becoming a mother of a Special Needs boy made her attend workshops related to Special Needs internationally and get certificates in Maxwell Leadership and John Louis “Good Enough Parenting”. She also started a Special Needs Ministry in a Christian community
Dr. Hana Azar was the first children psychiatrist in Lebanon. She graduated with a psychiatry degree from France in 1994. Ever since she has occupied remarkable positions in reputable hospitals in the country. Dr. Azar is on SKILD team on part time basis since 2011.
Dr. Wheeler is a clinical psychologist. She joined SKILD team in 2016 and is currently heading the diagnosis team. Upon earning a BA in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Wheeler pursued her MA and PsyD from Azusa Pacific University with sub-specialties in family psychology and family forensic psychology. She is an active member of the Lebanese Psychological Association (LPA) and American Psychological Association (APA).
Samar El Khoury works as an educational psychologist at SKILD. She graduated in 2008 with a master’s degree in educational psychology from Sanit Joseph University, Currently, Samar is perusing her PHD in the same field
Christiane Chiha has a master degree in Clinical Psychology from USEK. Christiane joined SKILD team in 2012.
Sireen Jalloul holds a BA in Psychology from the Lebanese American University, she then pursued her master’s degree in Coaching Psychology from the University of East London. She currently works as a psychologist at SKILD, where she conducts psycho-educational assessments to learners. She also has spent the past year doing psycho-social activities at Lebanese Governmental schools. Sireen is always looking for opportunities to learn and grow, and in return helps others grow.
Grace Kharrat joined SKILD team in 2013. Grace has a BA in general psychology, a Professional Diploma and has completed her Master’s degree in Psychology at Lebanese University in 2017.
Hana Schoucair joined SKILD team in 2016 after receiving her educational psychology degree and her Teaching Diploma from Saint Joseph University
Stephanie Srour joined SKILD team after completing both her Bachelor degree in Psychology and her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology at the American University of Beirut graduating in 2016.
Minerva Faddoul joined SKILD team in 2016. She has a BA in Psychology (Minor in Education) from the University of Balamand, and MA in Psychology and DIPL-SPED (Learning Disabilities track) form American University of Beirut
Lea Darido joined SKILD team at our partner schools in 2016. She graduated in 2016 from the Lebanese University with a degree in Psychology. Currently Lea is pursuing her MA at the Lebanese University.
Rudy Kanaan joined SKILD team in 2016. She has a BA in Clinical Psychology from the Notre Dame University (NDU).
Currently, Rudy is pursuing her MA at Notre Dame University (NDU)..
Maha Riachi Joined SKILD in 2018.
Nidale Riachi Joined SKILD in 2018.
Sonia Fares joined the SKILD team in 2018. She graduated from the American University of Beirut with a MA in Psychology and is a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA) working with children with autism
Rima Abboud joined SKILD team in the fall of 2017. Rima has a BA in Psychology, a Teaching Diploma in Special Education, and a MA in Clinical Psychology from the American University of Beirut.
Rosie joined SKILD in 2018. She has a BS in Biology from the University of Haigazian. Currently she is pursuing her MA in Psychology at Haigazian University..
Nathalie Biban graduated from Saint Joseph University with a BA in Speech Therapy in 2011. Nathalie joined SKILD center in 2011 and occupied many positions since then.
Christelle Maksoud graduated from the Lebanese University with a bachelor degree in speech therapy in 2012. Christelle joined the team in 2014 serving at our partner schools and at the center.
Lynn Chaar graduated from Saint Joseph University with a bachelor degree in Speech therapy in 2002. She joined SKILD team working at our partner schools in 2015.
Marwa El Hassbibi joined SKILD team in 2018.
Ruba Kiwan joined SKILD team in 2018.
Rebecca Achkar joined SKILD team in 2018.
Sandy Jumaa joined SKILD team in 2018.
Laura Moarbis graduated from Saint Joseph University with a bachelor degree in speech therapy in 2015. She is currently pursing a Masters degree in Neuroscience at the Lebanese University.
Lama Badawi graduated from the the Saint Joseph University with a Masters degree in Psychomotor therapy. Works at SKILD since 2015. Currently the lead of the Pcychomotor team and coordinated the workshops that are done by SKILD.
Sintia Abou Khalil joined SKILD team in 2016. She received her Master Degree in Psycho motor therapy in 2014 from Saint Joseph University.
Sara Atrouni works as a psycho motor therapist at SKILD partner schools. She joined the team in 2015. Sara graduated in 2015 with a master’s degree in psycho motor therapy from Saint Joseph University.
Bathoul Zaiter works as psychomotor therapist with SKILD partner schools. She graduated in 2016 from the Lebanese University with a degree in psycho motor therapy.
Pia El Kossaifi graduated from the Lebanese University with a degree in Psycho motor Therapy in June 2016. She’s currently working at SKILD partner schools helping in therapy sessions for students with learning difficulties.
Hala Moussa graduated from the Lebanese University with a degree in psycho motor therapy in June 2016. She joined Skild team at our partner schools in 2017 helping in therapy sessions for students.
Maria Lahoud works as a Special Educator at SKILD center since 2011. She has graduated in 2009 from Odessa Pedagogical university (Ukraine) with a Master’s degree in Psychology and Education. In 2015 she earned her second Master’s degree from Wales university (UK) in theology.
Audrey Gibson joined our SKILD team as a Special Educator in 2015. Audrey has worked in the educational field for over 14 years focusing on children with Special Educational needs. She originally is a trained Dental Nurse.
Rola Kalaaji joined SKILD center in 2012. She graduated with a B.A. from the Lebanese University in languages and communication in 2007. Currently, Rola works as a special educator at one of our partner schools.
Yara is currently a special educator at SKILD . She graduated with a B.A. in Special Education from Notre Dame University Louaize (NDU). Currently she is finalizing her Masters degree in Educational Psychology from Notre Dame University -Louaze as well.
Silina joined SKILD team in 2018.