Fidel Velez – Tutoring Program Manager

Fidel Velez graduated with a Bachelors in English Literature from the University of Puerto Rico. He then proceeded to complete his Masters in TESOL at the Inter-American University, graduating in a year and a half. He has dedicated his adult life to help improve the lives of people who have been less privileged than himself, particularly through education.

Fidel firmly believes that education is the foundation for excellence and wishes to use his experience and expertise as a way to help people achieve their full potential, particularly those who have been disadvantaged by circumstance. Fidel has experience teaching ESL to college-aged Latino and Latina students whose first language is Spanish. He spent several years teaching ESL in China to the locals. In addition, he was also part of the administration for Burke Languages School in Puerto Rico.