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Alvaro de Vicente

About Alvaro

Headmaster, The Heights School

301-365-0227 ext. 122


Alvaro de Vicente has served as Headmaster of The Heights School in Potomac, Maryland, since July 2002. Originally from Santander, Spain, Mr. de Vicente assisted the school in various positions, including coaching, college counseling, and mentoring prior to becoming Headmaster of the school. In 1987 he graduated cum laude from Georgetown University with a B.A. in Political Philosophy and received his J.D. from Georgetown University School of Law in 1991. He served as the Executive Director of the Tenley Study Center from 1989 to 2002, where he organized and managed supplemental development programs for several hundred students and professionals per year. From 1995 to 2001, Mr. de Vicente served on The Heights School’s Board of Directors, the last four years as its vice-president. In his capacity as Headmaster of The Heights School, he spearheaded and supervised the construction of the School’s signature building. In addition, Mr. de Vicente also serves on the Board of Trustees of two other educational groups: the Youth Leadership Foundation and the Texas Education Works. Mr. de Vicente’s most important work, however, is in the classroom, where he teaches Catholic Apologetics, and in mentoring students daily.