5 years ago

School of Education Hosts New York State Teacher of the Year, Alhassan Susso

On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 the Hunter College School of Education had the honor of hosting the 2019 New York State Teacher of the Year, Mr. Alhassan Susso. Students, Faculty and Staff enjoyed an exceptional key note address, question and answer session, and lunch with Mr. Susso. He shared his humor, teaching philosophies and vision for the future of education. He is the author of a motivational memoir, The Light of Darkness: The Story of the Griots’ Son, which traces his journey to America as a nearly blind teenager and his trials and triumphs becoming American, while maintaining his deep African roots. Mr. Susso currently teaches Government, Economics and Personal Development at the International Community High School in the South Bronx.