Spanish Teacher, Boy's Soccer Head Coach, and Latin Dance Evening Instructor
Noyes Dorm Faculty
B.A. Universidad Internacional UNINTER
M.A. Cleveland State University
Me llamo Abelardo Almazán-Vázquez. Soy de México. Soy profesor de Español.
I was born and raised in the beautiful town of Cuernavaca Morelos, México. I hold a B.A. in Teaching Spanish as a Second Language from Universidad Internacional UNINTER in Cuernavaca, México, and I also earned a Masters in Spanish and Latin American Studies from Cleveland State University.
I coach the Boy’s Soccer team, and I teach Latin Dance (Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Cumbia).
I’m proud to say that my experiences in life have been amazingly embraced years and years of Putney students. A place like this truly values what one has to offer. It’s unlike other schools because I’m able to actually do what I love, the way I like, without too many boundaries and restrictions.
Curiosity brought me here. The constant opportunities to reinvent myself as a human being keep me here. It’s incredible how much you can grow and learn with every class.
I also serve as one of the Diversity Committee members. I’m proud to give a strong voice to our students from underrepresented and minority groups. One of my goals has always been to find opportunities to create dialogues across the divide and build bridges, not walls.