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Ben Farrell

Assistant Head of School; Director of the Upper School

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BACKGROUND

Ben joins NEIA from The International Montessori School of Beijing in Beijing, China. Prior to that, he was the Dean of Students and Director of Leadership Education at the Webb Schools in California, worked in residential life at Bowdoin College, and earlier in his career worked in admission at the Thacher School in California. Ben received his M.A. in Higher and Post-Secondary Education from Teachers College-Columbia University in New York and completed Graduate Coursework in Cross Cultural Conflict Transformation and Reconciliation at the School for International Training in Vermont.

EDUCATION

B.A. in History and American Studies, Colby College in Maine

WHAT HE’D SAY TO HIS 15-YEAR-OLD SELF

Don’t worry so much about the noise, follow your passions, wherever they may lead.

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