Recognition & Testimonials

Outstanding student performance and achievement are an educator’s greatest reward. At Universal Learning Academy, we are gratified and proud that our students outperform students in traditional schools on Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) tests in math and language arts.

We are also honored by the recognition and awards that distinguish ULA from its peers and underscore our commitment to excellence, including:

  • Time magazine article, “Detroit’s Unlikely Saviors” featuring Mrs. Nawal Hamadeh, ULA Superintendent
  • Michigan Charter School Administrator of the Year (2007): Mrs. Nawal Hamadeh, Superintendent
  • Arab American Chamber of Commerce, Arab American Professional of the Year in the field of education (2010): Mrs. Nawal Hamadeh, Superintendent
  • Lebanese American Heritage Club Outstanding Leadership and Service in Education Award (2010):  Mrs. Nawal Hamadeh, Superintendent