Teaching: High School Social Studies
At PALCS Since: 2017
Education: Bachelor of Arts in History with Teaching Certification, West Chester University
Brief Biography: Mr. VanHassent was a Long-Term Substitute at West Chester Henderson High School in 2014, and taught at North Penn High School in Lansdale, PA for 2.5 years before coming to PALCS in 2017. He has wanted to be a Social Studies Teacher since he was in middle school. Mr. VanHassent strives to make his students global citizens by exploring the past in order to understand and make sense of the diverse world we live in today. He is looking forward to teaching in the online environment of PALCS. Also, Mr. VanHassent is the Assistant Marching Band Director at Downingtown West High School in Downingtown, PA.