Alejandro (Ale) Ramirez Urias
Physical Education Teacher, and Experiential Learning Teacher
Alejandro is originally from Mexico and joined UWC Thailand in 2021. Prior to this, he worked for 7 years as a physical educator and athletic director at Centro Educativo Futuro Verde in Costa Rica and 8 years as an intermediate school teacher in the United States. Alejandro holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Sports Science for students from age 3 to 18 and a Masters degree in Teaching with a specialization in bilingual education and language learning. As an educator, he strives to facilitate physical activities that help students become more confident with their abilities, increase their knowledge of health-related fitness and empower them to find their path to an active and healthy lifestyle. When not working with students, Alejandro enjoys playing the guitar, pick-up basketball and volleyball games and improving his ukulele skills while spending free time with his wife and three children.