Extended Day Team, Faculty
Upper School Assistant, Extended Daycare Assistant
Sebastian Bates is an upper school assistant and an assistant in the Extended Daycare program. Mr. Bates was born in San Francisco and grew up there and in Oakland. In seventh grade, he spent a year living with his family in Colombia, where he attended the Gimnasio Mompiano School, becoming fluent reading and writing in Spanish. During his high school years, Mr. Bates twice attended the San Francisco Art Institute Pre-College Summer Program, and after graduating went on to study there for two years. He has recently returned from Colombia, where he spent the summer volunteering at Viento Solar Nature Reserve in Córdoba. During his personal time he enjoys photography and making music. Mr. Bates joined the Black Pine Circle School faculty in 2017.