Burcu Tüğen is the Preparatory Class Coordinator of the School of Foreign Languages at Yaşar University where she is responsible for planning, managing and monitoring the implementation of the Prep Class programme. During her tenure she has worked as members of the curriculum and materials development offices as well as in several working groups. She is a teacher, manager and supervisor with eight years of experience in English Language Teaching. She is a graduate of American Culture and Literature department at Hacettepe University where she received her ELT Certificate. She has earned her MA in ELT at Ege University. She is currently a licensed teacher trainer by the SIT Graduate Institute.