Albert started his work in education as an undergraduate student at Rice University, and has taught in some of Houston's most disadvantaged schools. Albert is a recipient of the Salman Khan Commencement Award at Rice University for his work in education domestically and abroad.
After receiving a B.A. in Political Science, he continued teaching through Teach for America. Albert earned the Beginning Teacher of the Year distinction for the Houston Independent School District, became social studies department chair, and served as the Director of the College and Career Center.
Albert also spent a year in Asia on a Fulbright Fellowship to work with local teachers to deliver robust English curricula and study the ways the East incorporates social-emotional learning in school culture and instruction.
He currently is the Chief Operating Officer at ProUnitas, a social tech nonprofit in Houston, Texas ensuring that every student in the city has access to the right resources at the right time in order to be successful in school and beyond.