Armando Vilaseca

Armando Vilaseca was the former Commissioner of the Vermont Department of Education.[1]

After leaving Cuba in 1964, Vilaseca settled in West New York, New Jersey, a community with a significant Cuban American community. There he attended Memorial High School.[2]


Vilaseca served as a classroom schoolteacher in Georgia, Vermont,[3] before moving on to becoming a school administrator in his role as teaching principal in Reading Elementary School. He continued in this role at Westford Elementary and Middle School, Essex High School for ten years.[1]

He subsequently served as superintendent of the Colchester School District and of the Franklin West Supervisory Union.[1]

Vilaseca served as a government liaison job to the nation, assisting a delegation to represent Vermont's products.[citation needed]

Vilaseca also is a member of the Cuban American Friendship Society [4]

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  1. ^ a b c "About the Vermont Department of Education". Archived from the original on 2010-11-09. Retrieved 2011-01-11.
  2. ^ Hirsch, Corin. "Lunch Box Diaries; Vermonters recall their school cafeteria cuisine", Seven Days (newspaper), August 31, 2011. Accessed August 2, 2012. "Armando Vilaseca - Vermont education commissioner; I came from Cuba in 1964 and moved to West New York, N.J., an immigrant area that from the 1960s until the 1980s had a huge Cuban immigrant population. My high school, Memorial High School, was probably 70 percent Cuban American..."
  3. ^ Smith, Robert (January 15, 2010). "Q&A: Armando Vilaseca, Vermont Commissioner of Education". Vermont Business Magazine. Retrieved October 22, 2011.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Retrieved June 6, 2019. Missing or empty |title= (help)