Extended Day Team, Faculty
Lower School Physical Education Assistant, Extended Daycare Assistant
Annie Bissell is the lower school physical education assistant and an assistant in the Extended Daycare program. Ms. Bissell has kept strong ties with the Black Pine Circle community since graduating from eighth grade in 2008. In the 2016-2017 school year Ms. Bissell returned as the third grade teaching assistant and continued on as an after-care assistant in 2017-2018. In the intervening years, Ms. Bissell has been involved in a variety of community-building volunteer positions while in college. She has participated in elementary-school service projects with the Oakland based nonprofit, Upward Roots, and was the coordinator for a community mural in Santa Cruz that focused on the many messages of nonviolence. While attending UC Santa Cruz, Ms. Annie co-lead a ten-day Sierra Nevada wilderness trip and an eight-day kayaking trip on Tomales Bay for freshmen. Ms. Bissell values her time in the outdoors: swimming in the cold Pacific, jogging and and hiking with her dogs while exploring the hidden trails and streets in the East Bay, and riding around town on her old bicycle.