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Mark Barrett

Employee Information

Upper School
Upper School English Teacher

Contact Information

School Phone
(415) 258-1990   x1507
Room / Office

Education & Achievements

BA English and Creative Arts, Whittier College
MA English Language and Literature, George Washington University
Merit Fellowship Recipient, George Washington University


At SD Since


Mark Barrett is a Marin native who spent years studying and traveling before settling down in the Bay Area. He taught English and Art to middle school students in Richmond and San Francisco for eight years. He also served as the English Department Chair and Lead Teacher at The Adda Clevenger School in San Francisco where he taught multiple grades and developed a ninth-grade curriculum. After graduating from Whittier College with a degree in English and Creative Arts, Mark taught English in France and worked as a writing consultant for undergraduate and graduate students at George Washington University. As a graduate student, Mark presented an academic paper at the American Culture Studies Graduate Conference at Bowling Green University before completing his master’s in English Language and Literature as a merit fellow in 2007. In the classroom Mark strives to create a learning environment that is playful, mindful, and challenging. He currently teaches eighth-grade English in the Middle School.


“My favorite part of being a member of the San Domenico community is working with incredible individuals who embody the values of the school.”

Professional Development

  • 2017 UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education's Bay Area Writing Project Workshop, "Research, Writing, and Technology in the Digital Age"
  • August 2016 Reading Institute, Teacher's College, Columbia University; Presenter and Participant at iTeach 2016 at San Domenico School

Publications & Presentations

  • Presented an academic paper at the American Culture Studies Graduate Conference at Bowling Green University in 2006.