Fatima Alkassir

Your Name: Fatima Alkassir 

Hometown: Denver, CO

What is your position in the district?: Middle School ASD teacher at Lamphere Center 

Are you a graduate of Lamphere Schools?: No, I graduated from high school in Aurora, CO.

Did you go to college, if so tell us where. What degrees do you have? : I received a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado at Denver, and a Master of Arts in Teaching Special Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Tell us about your family: I live with my husband Tarek, our two boys Zaid-9, and Farris-4, and an orange tabby cat named Diego.

What kind of hobbies do you have? What do you like to do?: I love traveling. I like visiting cities all over the U.S. and around the world. I also like visiting local museums, farmers markets, trying new restaurants, and finding new and interesting things to do with my family around the city.

How long have you worked at Lamphere?: This is my first year at Lamphere.

What's your favorite thing about being a part of the Lamphere district?: I love the fact that it is a small district with a tight-knit community. There are people who have gone to school here and have now been working for the district for many years. Everyone has been very welcoming and super supportive.