Arab Cultural Society in brief

Message

To Support, promote and develop the educational, cultural, and social movement in Jordan.

Vision

A social renaissance based on our Arab identity that expands the circle of shared aspirations and contributes to build a responsible and responsive society with human heritage that builds its future with innovative community capabilities.

Values

  • To develop the awareness of the constructive qualities of Arab culture, heritage and its pride.
  • To highlight the importance and effectiveness of Arab heritage and Islamic heritage, the extent of its positive impact on society in the past, how to develop it in the future and focus on balance and moderation.
  • To develop the value of culture of diversity and accepting the other.
  • To show the importance of advanced and contemporary knowledge and experience that is open to the world and its cultures, far away from religious, ethnic or gender intolerance to face challenges and build the future.

Mission

The Arab Cultural Society (ACS) is an independent society that works on developing and providing a fruitful environment for education, exchange and transfer of cultural, scientific and creative knowledge to develop an innovative and globally competitive Arab society with its ideas and production through the building of a citizen who is responsible for himself and works to achieve a well-to-do future.

Objectives

To develop educational and scholastic programs in the context of the present for future generations and to promote the importance of scientific, literary and cultural education as a heart for building citizens and pioneers in society.

Outputs

  • Cultured citizens who are proud of the positive aspects of their heritage and are active in the renaissance of their society.
  • Pioneers who are distinguished in their academic, performance and human efficiency with personalities of integrated and balanced leadership believing in the future of their nation. 

About the foundation of ACS:

ACS was established on May 21, 1967. It is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and develop the educational, cultural and social movement. Its main objectives are to create a school that develops a generation with positive societal values and attitudes. A generation who belongs to the country with Arab identity who has a modern vision to the age requirements its challenges with flexibility, intellectual creativity and methodical logic.

In 1968, ACS opened its largest project, Al-Raed Al Arabi School, which grew by the support of its students year after year. Now, it includes kindergarten, primary and secondary stages. The school adopts the National Program and the Foreign Program (GCE) and seeks the accreditation of the Council of International Schools (CIS).

Cultural level:

ACS will hold events and meetings on various focuses that reflect its identity, in addition to presenting theatre performances and music evenings.

Social level:

  • ACS conducts its activities on several ways.
  • To Grant scholarships to some students at the school and university levels.
  • To provide financial and in-kind assistance to families in need.
  • To establish various social activities to provide support for charitable projects.


Folklore level:

ACS works to establish a permanent exhibition to display heritage products, which constitutes an extension of the Heritage project that has started in 1989, which contributes in the support of needy families through the employment of labor.

ACS Founding Members:

  • Intisar Jardana
  • Dumia al-Sokhon
  • Suad Ala’ AlDin
  • Taroub Malhas
  • Kalthoum Nabulsi
  • Najat Anabtawi
  • Hala Khurshid
  • Yousry Aweida

The administrative body and its committees

Administrative Board

# Name Role In The Board
1 Bisher Jardaneh Chairman
2 Alkhair Mikkawi Vice Chairman
3 Ala'a Jardaneh Board Secretary
4 Ibrahim Armouti Board Treasurer
5 Khaled Tabbalat Board member
6 Nidal Nasereddin Board member
7 Jamal Lattouf Board member
8 Amani Malhas Board member
9 Mohammed Annab Board member
10 Reem Abdel khaleq Board member
11 Fadi Hashim Board member

Strategy and Governance Committee

# Name Role In The Committee
1 Bisher Jardaneh Head of the committee
2 Ala'a Jardaneh Member
3 Nidal Nasereddin Member
4 Fadi Hashim Member
5 Laith Al - Qasem Member
6 Diala Al- Alami Member

Membership Committee

# Name Role In The Committee
1 Bisher Jardaneh Head of the committee
2 Ala'a Jardaneh Member
3 Nidal Nasereddin Member
4 Fadi Hashim Member

Joint Council

# Name Role In The Committee
1 Bisher Jardaneh Head of the committee
2 Alkhair Mikkawi Member
3 Ala'a Jardaneh Member
4 Ibrahim Armouti Member
5 Nidal Nasereddin Member
6 Fadi Hashim Member
7 Hania Barqawi Member
8 School General Manager Member

Executive Committee

# Name Role In The Committee
1 Alkhair Mikkawi Head of the committee
2 Ala'a Jardaneh Member
3 Ibrahim Armouti Member

Finance Committee

# Name Role In The Committee
1 Alkhair Mikkawi Head of the committee
2 Ibrahim Armouti Member
3 Jamal Lattouf Member
4 Mohammed Annab Member

Assets and Property Committee

# Name Role In The Committee
1 Mohammed Annab Head of the committee
2 Alkhair Mikkawi Member
3 Jamal Lattouf Member
4 Khaled Tabbalat Member
5 Amani Malhas Member

The Board of Al-Raed Al-Arabi school

# Name Role In The Committee
1 Nidal Nasereddin Head of the committee
2 Fadi Hashim Member
3 Hana Saed al- Deen Member
4 Rami Al- Karmi Member
5 Hania Barqawi Member
6 Luay Al- Kurdi Member
7 School General Manager Member

Audit Committee

# Name Role In The Committee
1 Mahmoud Atieh Member
2 Jamal Fareez Member
3 Mohammed Al- Shami Member

Alumni Committee

# Name Role In The Committee
1 Amer Nasereddin Member
2 Maen Wahbeh Member

Cultural Committee

# Name Role In The Committee
1 Omar Jardaneh Head of the committee
2 Samer Dodin Member
3 Sahar Aloul Member
4 Mohammed Othman Member
5 Musleh Al- Najar Member

Social Committee

# Name Role In The Committee
1 Najat Salem Head of the committee
2 Monera Shaheen Member
3 Kawthar Al- Abweh Member
4 Hind Abwini Member
5 Donia Al- Akkad Member
6 Zenat shmais Member
7 Rawia Kanan Member
8 Rania Al- Khayat Member
9 Abla Tabbalat Member
10 Lina Al- hunaiti Member
11 Dima Atieh Member

Heritage Committee :

# Name Role In The Committee
1 Laila Nusebeh Head of the committee
2 Seham Al- Asali Member
3 Suhad Arafat Member
4 Naela Qtishat Member
5 Reem Abdel khaleq Member
6 Shereen Al- Khalidi Member

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