Degrees and Certifications:

B.A English from University of Connecticut

Mr. Ricardo Alvelo

“Listening is an art that requires attention over talent, spirit over ego, others over self.”


Welcome Family and Students,

My name is Ricardo Alvelo and I was born and raised on the East Side of Bridgeport, CT. I am entering my third year in the classroom. I attended High Horizons Magnet School and graduated high school at Central Magnet High School. After attending Housatonic Community college for the first 2 years of college I tranferred to UCONN and recieved my BA in English with a concentration in creative writing.

It was while attending UCONN when I truly saw the inequities that plague our education system first hand. I decided to teach because I know the students that come out of this city are the most talented and brightest young people in the whole state. I look to work alongside parents and the community to showcase that work. I run several afterschool clubs with other educators in the building to promote education as a way to create positive change. My goal is to help turn Bassick High School into a communal pillar where families and students can impact equitable change together. 

I look forward to working alongside you!   

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