Brian Plautz

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Brian Plautz

High School Counselor
Students with Last Names: Mi-Sa


Voicemail: (303) 982-1893

Dakota Ridge HS Counseling Website


A native of the Chicago suburbs, Brian Plautz earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication (Media Studies) from DePaul University in Chicago, IL and his Master of Education degree in School Counseling from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. Upon graduation, he moved to Colorado, working at at Englewood HS for 2 years before coming to Dakota Ridge. He also helped coach the DRHS girl's golf team for 7 seasons.

Outside of school, he roots for ALL Chicago sports teams (Go Cubs Go!), loves to play golf and softball with friends/family, and feels that snowboarding in the mountains provides a sense of tranquility that everyone should experience regularly. He and Mrs. Plautz have two wonderful children who are growing up very quickly! He is amazed at the sincerity and resilience that teenagers exhibit and aims to provide candid support as students evolve towards their individual futures.

Education & Credentials

  • M.Ed., University of Virginia Cavaliers (Wahoowah!)
  • B.A., DePaul University Blue Demons
  • CDE Professional Teacher License: Special Services Provider


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