- Study Abroad
Rafael obtained a bachelor’s degree in English and a master’s in international trade at the University of Alicante, and he spent a semester abroad at the National University of Ireland. Rafael then taught high school in the United States through a Spanish government program. He started his career at CIEE in 2008, when he has taught several levels of Spanish language courses. In addition to directing this program, Rafael works as the Language and Internship Coordinator at CIEE Alicante. He served twice on the visiting professors program at Wofford College and is currently pursuing a master’s degree at the Spanish School at Middlebury College.