A JK-12 pluralistic school that engages students in an exemplary and inspiring general and Jewish education.

CESJDS Upper School Faculty & Staff

Upper School Administration

Mitchel Malkus

Mitchel Malkus
Head of School

Marc Lindner

Marc Lindner
High School Principal

Eliana Lipsky

Eliana Lipsky
Middle School Principal

Roslyn Landy

Roslyn Landy
Dean of Students

Aileen Goldstein

Aileen Goldstein
Academic Dean

Janet Bass

Janet Bass
Middle School Assistant Principal

Cassandra Batson

Cassandra Batson
Upper School STEM Coordinatior

Matthew Castanera-Bartoszek

Matthew Castanera-Bartoszek
Director of Information Technology

Stephanie Hoffman

Stephanie Hoffman
Director of Jewish Life

Susan Rexford

Susan Rexford
Director of College Guidance

Becky Silberman

Becky Silberman
Interim Director of Athletics, Varsity Girls Basketball Coach

David Lyle Solomon

David Lyle Solomon
Debra Herman Berger Director of Arts Education

Miriam Stein

Miriam Stein
Director of Upper School Admissions

Upper School Administrative Support Staff

Jillian Corbin

Jillian Corbin
Senior Administrative Assistant

Donnie Anderson

Donnie Anderson
Administrative Assistant for the Middle School

Staci Koester

Staci Koester
Administrative Assistant and Registrar

Arts Department Faculty

David Lyle Solomon

David Lyle Solomon
Debra Herman Berger Director of Arts Education

Aaron Dunn

Aaron Dunn
Vocal Music Teacher

Gretchen Gobin

Gretchen Gobin
Ceramics Teacher

Jessie Nathans

Jessie Nathans
Middle School Visual Arts Teacher

Eleazar Rubenstein-Edberg

Eleazar Rubenstein-Edberg
Upper School Ensemble Teacher

Benjamin Tellie

Benjamin Tellie
High School Visual Arts Teacher

College Counseling

Susan Rexford

Susan Rexford
Director of College Guidance

Allison Davison

Allison Davison
College Counselor

Staci Koester

Staci Koester
Administrative Assistant and Registrar

Kimberly Wilkins

Kimberly Wilkins
Assistant Director of College Guidance

STEM Department Faculty

Cassandra Batson

Cassandra Batson
Upper School STEM Coordinatior

Rustom Meyer

Rustom Meyer
Computer Science Teacher

Terrilynn Platt

Terrilynn Platt
STEM Teacher

Hadley Steelman

Hadley Steelman
Middle and High School STEM

Ginger Thornton

Ginger Thornton
Director of Instructional Technology

English Department Faculty

Thomas Worden

Thomas Worden
David Bruce Smith English Department Chair

Naomi Federman

Naomi Federman
English Teacher

Melissa Fisanich

Melissa Fisanich
English Teacher

Kerry LiBrando

Kerry LiBrando
Middle School English Teacher

Abigail Rothstein

Abigail Rothstein
Middle School English Teacher

Melissa Tomanelli

Melissa Tomanelli
English - USG

Nancy Wassner

Nancy Wassner
High School English Teacher Coordinator of the Irene and Daniel Simpkins Senior Capstone Israel Trip

Davida Yitzhaky

Davida Yitzhaky
Middle School English Teacher

Health & Exercise Science Department Faculty

Steven Forestieri

Steven Forestieri
Health and Exercise Science Teacher

Jessica Matula

Jessica Matula
Health and Exercise Science Teacher and Head Athletic Trainer

Brian Westerman

Brian Westerman
Health and Exercise Science Teacher

Upper School Levitt Family Media Center Staff

Terrilynn Platt

Terrilynn Platt
STEM Teacher

Cheryl Fox Strausberg

Cheryl Fox Strausberg
Library Media Specialist

Health Room

Heather Greenblum

Heather Greenblum
Upper School Nurse

Hebrew Department Faculty

Hannah Rothschild

Hannah Rothschild
Hebrew Department Chair

Marnina Cowan

Marnina Cowan
Class of 2006
Hebrew Teacher

Yaffa Dagony

Yaffa Dagony
Hebrew Teacher

Shlomit Daniel

Shlomit Daniel
Hebrew Teacher

Talya Edery

Talya Edery
Hebrew Teacher

Natalie Gutman

Natalie Gutman
Hebrew Teacher

Talya Perry

Talya Perry
MS Hebrew Teacher

Shelli Putterman-Kenett

Shelli Putterman-Kenett
Hebrew Teacher

Dafna Tsukron

Dafna Tsukron
High School Hebrew Teacher

History Department Faculty

Mark Buckley

Mark Buckley
History Teacher

Eytan Apter

Eytan Apter
History Teacher

Carl Atwood

Carl Atwood
History Teacher

Michael Connell

Michael Connell
History Teacher

Deborah Feigenson

Deborah Feigenson
History Teacher

Natalie Levitan

Natalie Levitan
History Teacher

Elizabeth Savopoulos

Elizabeth Savopoulos
History/Jewish History Teacher

Heidi Zansler

Heidi Zansler
History Teacher

Israeli Shelicha

Tal Greenberg

Tal Greenberg

Jewish History Department Faculty

Sara Coxe

Sara Coxe
Jewish History Teacher

Rachel Bergstein

Rachel Bergstein
Jewish History Teacher

Aaron Bregman

Aaron Bregman
Jewish History Department Head

Dan Rosenthal

Dan Rosenthal
Jewish History Teacher

Elizabeth Savopoulos

Elizabeth Savopoulos
History/Jewish History Teacher

Jewish Text Department Faculty

Aviva Gershman

Aviva Gershman
Jewish Text Teacher

Marci Aronchick

Marci Aronchick
Jewish Text Teacher

Paul Blank

Paul Blank
Jewish Text Teacher

Marc Blatt

Marc Blatt
MS Tanakh Teacher

Tirza Covel

Tirza Covel
Jewish Text Teacher

Maryana Harouni

Maryana Harouni
Middle School Bible Teacher

Rachel Meytin

Rachel Meytin
HS Jewish Text Teacher

Jennifer Newfeld

Jennifer Newfeld
Middle School Toshba Teacher

Derek Rosenbaum

Derek Rosenbaum
Jewish Text Teacher

Reuvane Slater

Reuvane Slater
Jewish Text Teacher

Mathematics Department Faculty

Victoria Ball

Victoria Ball
Upper School Math Teacher and Professional Development Coordinator

Aliza Libman Baronofsky

Aliza Libman Baronofsky
Middle School Math Teacher

Robert Shorr

Robert Shorr
Middle School Math Teacher

Reuben Silberman

Reuben Silberman
Math Teacher

John Watkins-Chow

John Watkins-Chow
Math Teacher

Publications

Jessica Nassau

Jessica Nassau
Director of Publications

Science Department Faculty

Kimberly Agzigian

Kimberly Agzigian
Science Teacher

Cassandra Batson

Cassandra Batson
Upper School STEM Coordinatior

Alexandra Brown

Alexandra Brown
Middle School Science Teacher

Kelly Grosskurth

Kelly Grosskurth
Science Teacher

Raymond Hodges

Raymond Hodges
Science Teacher

Nick Miller

Nick Miller
Middle School Science Teacher

Daniela Munteanu

Daniela Munteanu
High School Science Teacher

Sari Tullis

Sari Tullis
Middle School Science Teacher

Study Hall

Robert Labovitz

Robert Labovitz
USX-Study Hall

World Languages Department Faculty

Silvia Kurlat Ares

Silvia Kurlat Ares
Spanish Teacher

Hani Abo Awad

Hani Abo Awad
Arabic Teacher

Ligia Gorton

Ligia Gorton
Middle School Spanish Teacher

Deby Kijak

Deby Kijak
Spanish Teacher

Upper School Guidance

Melissa Gartner

Melissa Gartner
HS Guidance Counselor

Jodie Macht

Jodie Macht
MS Guidance Counselor

Vanessa Robin

Vanessa Robin
Middle School Guidance Counselor

Raquel Schwartz Salimova

Raquel Schwartz Salimova
Middle School Guidance Counselor

Rachel Soifer

Rachel Soifer
HS Guidance Counselor

Upper School Educational Support Services

Lenore Layman

Lenore Layman
Director, Educational Support Services

Susan Zuckerman

Susan Zuckerman
Feder Family Educational Support Services Chair

Ricki Farber

Ricki Farber
Learning Specialist

Marjorie Kane

Marjorie Kane
Middle School Educational Support Services

Brett Kugler

Brett Kugler
Learning Specialist, Middle School Mehitzah Ashkenazi Minyan Teacher

Abbe Luther

Abbe Luther
Learning Specialist

Paula Martin

Paula Martin
Administrative Assistant

Jody Tuohey

Jody Tuohey
Ess

Technology

Ginger Thornton

Ginger Thornton
Director of Instructional Technology

Beth Poston

Beth Poston
Instructional Technology Specialist

Lamont Segears

Lamont Segears
Database Administrator

Will Wilson

Will Wilson
US Help Desk Engineer

Z'man Kodesh

Eytan Apter

Eytan Apter

Marci Aronchick

Marci Aronchick

Paul Blank

Paul Blank

Marc Blatt

Marc Blatt

Aviva Gershman

Aviva Gershman

Gretchen Gobin

Gretchen Gobin

Stephanie Hoffman

Stephanie Hoffman

Brett Kugler

Brett Kugler

Robert Labovitz

Robert Labovitz

Grace McMillan

Rachel Meytin

Rachel Meytin

Nick Miller

Nick Miller

Jessie Nathans

Jessie Nathans

Sheldon Novek

Derek Rosenbaum

Derek Rosenbaum

Hannah Rothschild

Hannah Rothschild

Michael Rubin

Elizabeth Savopoulos

Elizabeth Savopoulos

Robert Shorr

Robert Shorr

Benjamin Shull

Reuvane Slater

Reuvane Slater

Facilities & Maintenance

Israel Moskowitz

Israel Moskowitz
Director of Facilities

Bill Belke

Bill Belke
Facilities Administrator -Upper School

Carmen Deras

Carmen Deras
Facilities Staff

Guadalupe Mejia

Guadalupe Mejia
Facilities Staff

Jesus Portillo

Jesus Portillo

Ebert Vera Bracamonte

Ebert Vera Bracamonte
US Facilities

Security

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Food Services

Erick Gilbert

Erick Gilbert
Food Services Manager

Maria Lizama

Maria Lizama
Food Services Staff

Terri Pollard

Terri Pollard
Food Services Staff

Lucy Romero

Lucy Romero
Food Services Staff

Elmer Vega

Elmer Vega
Food Services Staff

ESOL

Rebecca Reiser

Rebecca Reiser
ESOL Teacher