Faculty and Staff

Leadership

Rebecca Lurie Head of School
Mark Springer Associate Head of School for Program and Instruction
Ross Soraci Director of Finance and Operations
Rabbi Ravid Tilles Director of Jewish Life and Learning
Ellen Agulnick Lower Division Principal
Ivonne Krasnick Upper School Principal
Shira Garber Strosberg Director of Enrollment and Marketing
Penina Magid Director of Afterschool and Enrichment

 

Gan Shelanu

Maya Alagna Parparim Andrea Klausner Floater
Ida Amir Dagim Julie Krasker Dagim
Matthew Baluch Physical Education Steve Lechner Science Specialist
Judi Boviard Dubim Sarah Morgenthaler Pilim
Judith Cohen Pilim Deborah Moukit Assistant Principal/Music Specialist
Lori Duhaime Nurse Trena Norton Parparim
Susan Fusco-Fazio Art Specialist Carol Pankin Koffim
Karen Garb Dubim Ruhama Shitrit Hebrew Specialist
Alexa Grasfield Koffim Anna Stern Parparim
Jill Grasfield Auxiliary Service Coordinator Sharon Walach-Gale Dubim
    Susan Wilcove Koffim/Extended Day

 

Lower Division

Manuel Alvizures Custodian Sondra Kaminsky Kindergarten
Matthew Baluch Physical Education Marisa Keller Grade 1
Orly Bejerano Grade 2 Judaics Studies Rachel Kornreich Pre-Kindergarten
Molly Brennan Inclusion Aide Jessica Leary Pre-Kindergarten
Meryl Cherner Kindergarten Assistant Steve Lechner Science Specialist
Barbara Edwards Learning Specialist Hannah Levy-Moonshine Kindergarten and Grade 1
Dennis Evangelos Custodian   Hebrew Enrichment 
Debbi Fernandes Pre-Kindergarten Margie Matross  Permanent Substitute
Jany Finkielsztein Math Coach Rinat Noy  Hebrew Support Specialist 
Dana Fogel Grade 3 Judaic Studies Sharon Perkulis Pre-Kindergarten
Susan Fusco-Fazio Art Specialist Marla Quinn Grade 1
Eugenia Gerstein Music Specialist Judi Rapaport Kindergarten
Dikla Giladi-Nadler Grades 2 and 3 Judaics Studies Limor Salomon Grade 1 Hebrew
  Assistant/Hebrew Enrichment Alexandra Shwartz Director of Support Services
Vicki Hadar Reading Specialist Irit Stein Hebrew Literacy Coach
Harriet Heyman Nurse Nancy Werner Grade 2 General Studies
Jillian Hughes Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Ilayda Williamson Grade 2 General Studies Assistant
Ilanit Israeli-Nagar  Pre-Kindergarten and  Jesse Wolf Grade 1
  Kindergarten Hebrew Cindy Yanofsky Grade 3 General Studies
Lori Kahn Librarian Jamie Zeitler Assistant to Principal

 

Upper School

Josh Bartley Athletic Director Judy Flad Office Manager 
Joshua Bock Director of Support Services Jonathan Gomez-Lopez Custodian 
Heather Budd Support Services Mary-Ellen Lattig Assistant to Head of School
Claire Caine Education Technology Integrator Shosh Levi Daily Logistics Coordinator
Joy Chertow Art Specialist Asia Meirovich Vocal and Music
Lori Duhaime Nurse Kimberly O'Donnell Librarian
Ilyse Ehrenkranz Permanent Substitute Juan Pimentel Custodian
Trudy Fagen Director of Counseling/ David Schockett Music Specialist
  Arts Director Randy Singer Academic Support Specialist
    Susan Weiss Math and Instructional Technology


Intermediate Division

Josh Bartley Physical Education Shoshi Jalfin Grade 5 Judaic Studies
Meital Dimant Grade 4 Judaic Studies Lane Lender Grade 4 Inclusion Aide
Jany Finkielsztein Grades 4 and 5 Math Coach Charlotte Ross Grades 4 and 5 Math Specialist
Sarah Fogelman Grades 4 and 5 Science Neta Schwartz Grades 4 and 5 Judaic Studies
Estelle Gomolka Grade 5 General Studies Evie Weinstein-Park Grade 4 General Studies
Oshrat Hason Grade 5 Judaic Studies David Wolf  Intermediate Division Supervisor/
      Grade 5 General Studies


Middle Division

Josh Bartley Grade 6 Physical Education Millie Kateman Grade 6 Head Advisor/
Jennifer Chalmers Grade 6 Social Studies   Grade 6 Math
Yonit Cohen Grades 6 and 7 Hebrew Rachel Katz Grade 8 Language Arts and
Yakov Dov Grade 8 Hebrew/   Social Studies
  Grade 8 Israel Study Tour and  Lane Lender Grade 6 Inclusion Aide
  Hebrew Assesment Coordinator Timothy Morris Grades 7 and 8 Science
Ilyse Ehrenkranz High School Counselor Amy Newman Grades 7 and 8 Tanach
William Ferreira Grades 7-8 Physical Education Kimberly O'Donnell Grade 7 Social Studies
Larisa Grinis Grade 4 Judaic Studies/  Alanah Percy Grade 6 Science
  Grade 6 Hebrew Patricia Rigley Grade 6 Language Arts
Susanne Heidt Grade 7 Head Advisor/ Libby Sands Grades 7 and 8 Spanish
  Grade 7 Math Dan Savitt Grade 6 and 7 Torah She'b'al Peh
Lauren Hollop Grade 7 Language Arts/ David Srebnick Grade 8 Head Advisor/Grade 8 Math
  Grade 8 Social Studies Rabbi Rebecca Weinstein Grade 6 Tanach/
      Grade 8 Torah She'b'al Peh

 

Business Office                                     Institutional Advancement

Dan Brenn Facilities Manager   Shayna Fel Admission Officer
Diane Brienze Senior Accountant   Janice Goldstein Communication Administrator/ 
Maria Chapian Controller     Registrar
Gregory Hampton Financial Aid Specialist   Christen Hazel Associate Director of Development
Janet Sullivan Payroll and Accounting Specialist   Shira Lewin Associate Director of Development
Kim Wong Human Resources   Stephanie Fine Maroun Admission Officer
      Maura Richards Development Coordinator

 

                                 Afterschool Enrichment

    Elise Boynton Lower School Coordinator
    Liz Chesarone Program Registrar
    Aly Fainbarg Upper School Coordinator
    Johanna Firestone Lower School Coordinator
    Gail Kelly Director of Theatre Program
    Kathleen O'Boyle Artistic Director/Music

 


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