Grades 5-8 Principal, David Rice
David Rice is the 5th-8th grade Ross School Principal and Director of Curriculum and Instruction. David previously served in the Tamalpais Union High School District where he was Assistant Principal at both Sir Francis Drake High School and, more recently, at Tamalpais High School.
Prior to working in administration, Mr. Rice taught Social Studies at Tamalpais High School for ten years where he also served as the Social Studies Department Teacher Leader. Additionally, Mr. Rice has taught in Cleveland, Ohio at the Garrett Morgan School of Science; he has also been a teacher of English in China.
Mr. Rice is an advocate for the implementation of social-emotional programing for students as well as an advocate for the use of restorative practices in schools. Mr. Rice is a advocate for student voice in their learning and believes in every student's ability to learn and grow at a high level. When not working to improve education, David enjoys being at the beach surfing and boogie boarding with his two children and wife.