Hande Kefeli Çalık works as a continuing professional development officer and in the English for Academic Purposes program at Yaşar University in Izmir, Turkey, where she previously worked for seven years as a curriculum development officer for preparatory classes and the EAP programs. Hande graduated from Bilkent University with a degree in American Culture and Literature and earned an MSc in Curriculum Development and Instruction from Middle East Technical University. After receiving her ELT certificate from Hacettepe University, she worked at Çamlaraltı Private High School, where she was formerly a student. Hande became a licensed SIT TESOL Certificate trainer in the fall of 2016. She is a lifelong learner and has received several grants for national and international trainings and courses. Hande is happily married and the proud mother of a lovely daughter.