COL Full-time Islamic School
Our vision is to nurture righteous Carriers of Light who choose to better their world, with a foundation of strong faith, broad knowledge, and the Prophetic teachings.
Knowledgeable * Well-mannered *
Practicing * Leaders
Carriers of Light inspires our students to make the study of Qur’an part of their daily lives, a lifelong endeavor started in their youth, along with, not instead of, their secular studies and other activities.
Meet our Teachers and Staff
Quran – centered
Quality over quantity
Positive and happy atmosphere
Strengths of the COL Quran Teaching Method
1- Low students/teacher ratio.
2- Positive Environment (encouraging and loving)
3- Emphasis on correct pronunciation and reading of the Quran.
4- Gradually leading students to develop tajwid skills.
5- Aiming for strong memorization by providing a system for attaching and testing the new memorization.
6- Providing the opportunity for students to review and test their old memorization.
7- Assisting in building one’s relationship with the Quran by incorporating reflections on verses and Quranic Vocabulary.
8- Providing the experience of the Quran companions / spirit of friendship through the group memorization method.
Ten of our students have completed their hifdh of the entire Quran
COL students received 1st and 2nd place awards at the MAS-ICNA Qur’an competition for the 1/4th of the Qur’an category (Oct, 2011)
COL Students received the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards at the ISNA Qur’an competition for the 5 juz category
Classes are held at Islamic Center of Wheaton: 900 E. Geneva Rd. Wheaton, IL 60187