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A native of Southeast Houston, Dr. Robert Hasson has dedicated his career to improving the education of his hometown, alma mater, and different organizations he serves. Dr. Hasson has served as principal of Park View Intermediate School in the Pasadena Independent School District since 2000. He attended Pasadena ISD schools where he graduated from South Houston High School and earned his undergraduate degree in communication from the University of Houston – Downtown. He went on to earn his master’s and doctorate degrees in educational leadership from the University of Houston – Clear Lake (UHCL). Dr. Hasson is a member of UHCL’s Teacher Certification Council, University Expansion Committee, and University Accreditation Council; and he has facilitated literacy methods classes and recruiting symposiums for the College of Education. In addition, Hasson has been an adjunct professor with Concordia University – Texas since 2012 and has taught a variety of graduate courses in educational leadership. He is the 2016 recipient of the Marilyn S. Sims Leadership Service Award from the UHCL Alumni Association. He is active in the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP), Phi Delta Kappa International Society, Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, Bayport Aero Club, Boys & Girls Harbor of La Porte, and South Houston High School Alumni Association. Dr. Hasson has also served as president of the Pasadena Noon Optimist Club and past chair of the Staff Parish Relations Committee at Deer Park United Methodist Church.