NCATC Advisory Committee

Representing a diversity of teaching settings and student ages, NCATC advisory council members provide oversight of the NCATC, guide the planning of future professional development programs, and advocate on behalf of statewide Arabic programs during their two-year term.

Caroline Sibley

NCATC Coordinator, Teaching Assistant Professor of Arabic, Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Farida Badr
Associate Professor, University of Montana Defense Language Institute, Fort Bragg, Fayetteville, NC; Arabic Language Instructor, NC Virtual

Tara Di Cassio
Arabic Lecturer, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, North Carolina State University


Noor Ghazi
Arabic and Humanities Instructor, Durham Technical Community College; Lecturer, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Lecturer, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Fatima Sail
French Language Teacher, Eugene Ashley High School, New Hanover County Schools

Rana Nasser
Arabic Language Teacher and World Languages Department Chair, Cumberland International Early College High School, Cumberland County Schools

Awad Awad
Arabic Language Teacher, North Atlanta High School; Public Education Director, Alif Institute; Community Liaison, Arabic Teachers Council of the South