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Nat Damon

Nat Damon

Nat Damon is the founding Executive Director of Reach Academics, an organization that works closely with K-12 schools to strengthen relationships among students, teachers, staff, parents, and administrators to ensure all members thrive. He also hosts the “Reach.Teach.Talk.” podcast and serves as the Founding Executive Director of Reach Academy for Young Men, which inspires learning and leadership in boys grades 7 - 10 remotely and in the Los Angeles area. 


Previously, Mr. Damon served as the Interim Middle School Director at the Archer School for Girls (Los Angeles), and was the Assistant Head of School and Upper School Director at The John Thomas Dye School (Bel Air, CA). He was founding Academic Dean/Dean of Students at Sierra Canyon School in Chatsworth, CA. As an English teacher, Mr. Damon worked at Harvard-Westlake School (Los Angeles, CA), Derby Academy (Hingham, MA) and The Park School (Brookline, MA). 


Mr. Damon is a member of the Board of Trustees at his alma mater, Connecticut College, he serves on the Advisory Board at the Relationship-Centered Educators Network, and on the Board of Governors at Soho Parish Primary School in London. He has served as a board member of Beacon School for Boys and Valley Charter Schools in North Hills, CA, with three years as Board Chair.  Mr. Damon has published two books: True Colors in My Ordinary World and Time to Teach: Time to Reach: Expert Teachers Give Voice to the Power of Relational Teaching.

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