Ahmed Badr is originally from Bani Souwaif, Egypt. He received his bachelor’s degree in arts and education from Cairo University. He has been a teacher at his school since 2003 and is now a senior teacher. He also serves as a mentor teacher for several classes. His favorite hobbies include fishing, travelling and spending time with his family. Mr. Badr’s primary objective for participating in TCLP is to learn new teaching methodologies that he can apply to his classes in Egypt. He also looks forward to helping a U.S. school improve its Arabic language program and sharing his culture with his American students. He was hosted by Lewiston High School in Lewiston, ME.