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Patti Frias joined San Mateo High School in 2015 as a Spanish teacher. One year later, she became dean of students, changing the culture around discipline by introducing a more restorative approach. Prior to becoming a Bearcat, Ms. Frias was a Spanish teacher, mentor, and Assistant Director at Summit Prep and Everest Public High Schools in Redwood City. She received her B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature from North Carolina State University with a teacher credential. She is currently completing her M.S. in Educational Leadership and Administrative Credential from Notre Dame de Namur University.