Abraham Alarcon


Abraham Alarcón is a curious, idea-generator who loves to explore, create and connect. Currently, he serves as the assistant principal at Dr. John Grieco Elementary School in Englewood, New Jersey. Previously, he taught bilingual social studies for six years at Dwight Morrow High School.

Born and raised in Hudson County, Abraham graduated from Rutgers University majoring in History-Political Science. He completed a Master’s degree at New York University in Education Administration.

He has worked as a Community Organizer at Hudson County’s Department of Human Services and as Director of Youth Ministries at Newark Archdiocese’s CYO – Youth & Young Adult Ministries. Abraham was a novice of the Society of Jesus (The Jesuits) in the New York Province. He studied and worked with youth, seniors, prisoners, and the sick. He was a church youth minister in Elizabeth, Jersey City, Union City and in his current parish in Washington Heights, NYC.

In his spare time Abraham serves as a catechist, soccer coach, and cultural folk dancer. Abraham enjoys biking, music, and movies. He lives in Washington Heights with his wife Barbara and two sons.

Read my blog titled The 4 L's: Life, Learning, Leading & Love.

Read about my catechesis page here.

  • Work
    • Englewood Public Schools
  • Education
    • New York University
    • Rutgers