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Aaron Polansky

Old Colony RVTHS
As seen on CNN, FoxNews, ABC, NBC, and CBS. From the school that received over 50,000 views of their 2017 snow cancellation announcement (https://youtu.be/up-kjFaXRP4). You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll reflect. Currently the Superintendent-Director of Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School, Aaron previously served as Assistant Principal, then Principal of Bristol County Agricultural High School. Aaron was named 2011 Wrestling USA Massachusetts Magazine Man of the Year, 2013 Massachusetts Assistant Principal of the Year and was the recipient of the 2015 Frederick Douglass Award for his contributions to 'at risk youth'.  Aaron is best-known for promoting a safe, rigorous and innovative environment where students and teachers are encouraged to innovate and take positive risks. Under his leadership, Bristol Aggie programs were recognized by The White House, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, National Geographic, and other nationally renowned organizations, for innovative and collaborative educational efforts. In 2017, Aaron signed with DBC Books and has since published “Dolphins in Trees” and “Beyond Us” which have been used to guide SEL curriculum and leadership trainings nationwide. Aaron has delivered keynote addresses at national conferences, schools, and for the private sector throughout the United States.