OBA is pleased to announce the addition of our new Administrative Associate, Aaron Bartholomew! Aaron brings many years of experience in education and a passion for development. He has held numerous roles in education throughout MN, having worked as a Reading Tutor, Special Education Paraprofessional, Substitute Teacher, Behavior Intervention Specialist, and Math Teacher. Aaron also has international experience living in East Africa, where he taught English in the countryside of Madagascar from 2015 -17 as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Along with teaching in Malagasy, he also worked to increase the capacities of English Libraries and School Lunch Garden Programs, facilitated Youth Development through sports and female leadership camps, as well as supported local health initiatives. When he isn’t at OBA, you can catch him outside biking and swimming in the summer, and ice skating and skiing all winter long.
Welcome to the team, Aaron!