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Aaron Plantenberg - Dean of Students


B.A., Psychology and Spanish, Macalester College

M.A., Spanish Literature, New York University


Aaron came to The Bay School in the summer of 2018 after serving as Dean of Students for the past seven years at the Edmund Burke School in Washington, DC.   During his time at Burke, he also served as class level dean, taught Spanish and led numerous summer trips to Spain. He was first drawn to Bay by the focus on mindfulness and the clarity and simplicity of the school's Precepts.  Aaron places a high value on a student-centered approach to education, school culture and discipline, and he looks forward to working with Bay students, families and staffulty. During his spare time, Aaron enjoys spending time on his bike, viewing FC Barcelona matches and exploring San Francisco with his family.