7th and 8th Grade Social Studies
& Junior High Chapel Coordinator
Rula is honored to be a part of the HOPE community as of July 2015. Rula holds a B.A. in English from the University of Jordan and recently a Masters in Education from NAU. She began her teaching career at a Catholic school in Amman, Jordan, and found her passion for teaching during her 6-year stint there. In 1995, Rula answered God’s call to become a missionary alongside her husband in Turkey, Israel, and Cyprus for four years. Later, Rula moved to the United States where she worked as a banker for 9 years. Hearing her calling again in 2010, Rula left her successful banking career to become an educator. She taught 6th grade at Gilbert Christian Schools and taught 3rd through 8th grade as a substitute teacher in Gilbert and Chandler districts.
Rula, her husband, Sam, and their two daughters, Amani and Amber, attend Chandler Christian Church where she regularly serves in the Children’s ministry. Rula is passionate about teaching the Bible in an engaging style, inspiring kids to love and live for God.