B.A. in Political Science, Vassar College; M.A. in Secondary Social Studies Education, New York University. Since 2005, Rasaan has been an 8th grade humanities instructor, Teacher Leader and contributing member to the Instructional Cabinet and School Planning Team at Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science in the Bronx, NY. Rasaan’s first teaching position was also in the Bronx at Middle School 306. He began his tenure there as a 7th grade humanities and literacy teacher as a member of the New York City Teaching Fellows program.