Abelardo Almazán-Vázquez is in his 12th year teaching Spanish, coaching an all-gender soccer team, teaching Latin Dances, and now World Language Department Head at The Putney School. He pursued his Licenciatura in Teaching Spanish as a Second Language at Universidad Internacional UNINTER and his Master's degree in Latin American Studies at Cleveland State University. Native from Cuernavaca México. He has presented at various WL conferences, including "Best of Massachusetts" for MaFLA2018, co-founder of the MCTLC 2020 "BIPOC/Immigrant" strand, featured session presenter at NECTFL 2021, and the Keynote speaker for the GWATFL 2021 Spring Conference.