Yasser Hassan is originally from Damietta, Egypt. He received his bachelor’s degree in 2000 from Mansoura University, where he studied English methodology, linguistics and literature. He has been a teacher at the Roda Institute for Boys for over ten years. To encourage his students to become more interested in learning English, he supervises his school’s English club. He has a wife and two children. Mr. Hassan’s primary objectives for participating in TCLP are to learn about different teaching methodologies as well as effective strategies for language education and improving students’ cultural competency. He was hosted by Leicester High School in Leicester, MA and is the alumni buddy for Bouchra Ait Msguine.