- Year of Birth: 1948
- Birth Place: Mafraq
- Graduation Country: USA, Jordan
- PhD in Educational Sociology origins of Education from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1981
- Master in Educational Planning from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1978
- Master degree in educational administration from the University of Jordan in 1977
- Higher Diploma in educational qualification from the University of Jordan in 1974
- BA in Arabic Language and Literature from the University of Baghdad in 1969
- Professional Experiences:
1969-1971 - teacher of Arabic language high school -Ramtha school .
1971-1975 - director of the middle school – Mafraq school.
1975-1977 - Teaching Assistant Search - ESF - University of Jordan .
1981-1983 - Assistant Professor - Faculty of Educational Sciences - University of Jordan .
1983-1984 - an expert for the development of the rural community - the UN Food and Agriculture Organization - Jordan .
1984-1985 - Minister of Culture , Youth and relics - the Jordanian government .
1985-1989 - Dean of the Faculty of Physical Education - University of Jordan .
1991-1992 - Associate Professor - Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Jordan .
1993-1994 - Minister of Youth and Sports - The Jordanian government .
1997-2000 - Professor - Faculty of Educational Sciences / University of Jordan .
2005, and Minister of Social Development
2000-2003 - Dean of the Faculty of Educational Studies Graduate - Amman Arab University / graduate .
2003 - Vice -President for Academic Affairs - Amman Arab University / graduate .
Membership of Committees :
- Education Committee
- Information and National Orientation Committee
- Culture, Youth and Sports Committee