assistant head of school for student affairs
Mollie is in her sixth year at OA and is now in the role of Assistant Head of School for Student Affairs. It is her 18th year as an educator and sixth year serving as an administrator. In addition to her new role, Mollie leads Mindfulness Mondays and teaches a comprehensive and progressive course in health. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in psychology, with an emphasis in adolescent psych, and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Mills College.
Mollie is trained in Mindfulness Education through Mindful Schools and Karme Choling Retreat Center in Vermont. She grew up in Santa Barbara spending lots of time swimming and surfing the beautiful waters of the West Coast. Mollie moved to Oakland, California in 1987 and loves her “Town.”
She likes to spend her free time cooking, camping, going to baseball games (go Giants), heading out on adventures with her two rescue poodles (Frida and Preston) and husband, as well as hanging out with her family, who all live close by. Mollie is an avid meditator who is passionate about bringing this practice to our students at OA.