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Pablo A. Martinez, now in his second year at Riverdale, teaches French and Spanish.

Why I Chose Riverdale

In an article for Independent School magazine, a publication of the National Association of Independent Schools, Pablo A. Martinez writes about his search for a teaching position after working in universities and parochial schools.

He writes: “From the beginning, I knew I wanted to become more involved in a school community as well as make meaningful connections with students.”

He visited numerous independent schools in Maryland, New York, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C. before taking a job at Riverdale.

Riverdale proved to be a good fit. “It’s a community that values and appreciates diversity on a multicultural and global level,” he writes. “And it’s a school that creates spaces where students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds feel comfortable being their authentic selves on a daily basis.”

You can read the full article here.