CESJDS Administration and Staff

School-wide Administration

Matthew Bellas

Matthew Bellas
Lower School Principal
B.A., Jewish Studies
M.A, Education
M.H.L.
Rabbinic Ordination

Laurie Ehrlich

Laurie Ehrlich
Director of Marketing & Communications
B.S., Marketing & International Business
M.B.A., Management & Corporate Communication

Lynn Harris

Lynn Harris
Executive Assistant to Head of School
B.S, Biology and Russian History

Julie Hoover

Julie Hoover
Chief Financial Officer
B.S., Accounting
Certified Public Accountant

Roslyn Landy

Roslyn Landy
Interim High School Principal and Dean of Students
B.A.
M.S., Education
School Counseling

Lenore Layman

Lenore Layman
Director, Educational Support Services
B.A., Special Education
M.A., Special Education Learning Consultant

Eliana Lipsky

Eliana Lipsky
Middle School Principal
B.A., History
M.A., History
Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction

Mitchel Malkus

Mitchel Malkus
Head of School
B.A., Political Science and Government
M.A., Judaic Studies
Rabbinic Ordination
Ed.D., Curriculum and Teaching

Sharon Metro

Sharon Metro
Director of Development
B.S., Journalism
J.D.

Susan Rexford

Susan Rexford
Director of College Guidance
B.A., History
M.A., Political Science

Orna Siegel

Orna Siegel
Director of Enrollment & Tuition Assistance
B.A., Government, Concentration in International Politics
Yeshivat Nishmat
M.S., Jewish Education

Lower School Administration

Matthew Bellas

Matthew Bellas
Lower School Principal
B.A., Jewish Studies
M.A, Education
M.H.L.
Rabbinic Ordination

Daniella Friedman

Daniella Friedman
Judaic Studies and Hebrew Language Coordinator
M.Sc., Organizational Behavior
MJEd, Jewish Education
Education Specialist

Lenore Layman

Lenore Layman
Director, Educational Support Services
B.A., Special Education
M.A., Special Education Learning Consultant

Mitchel Malkus

Mitchel Malkus
Head of School
B.A., Political Science and Government
M.A., Judaic Studies
Rabbinic Ordination
Ed.D., Curriculum and Teaching

Rebecca Prigal

Rebecca Prigal
Assistant Principal
B.A., Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
M.S., Social Work: Mental Health Specialization
Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Certified (LCSW-C)

Dorie Ravick '01

Dorie Ravick '01
Special Programs and Activities Coordinator

Jennifer Rittberg

Jennifer Rittberg
Math Coordinator
B.S., Fiber Science
M.S., Education, Concentration: Middle and High School Mathematics Education

Kimberly Sherk

Kimberly Sherk
Language Arts and Social Studies Coordinator
B.A., Elementary Education
M.A., Reading Instruction and Remediation

Pamela Shrock

Pamela Shrock
Director of Lower School Admission
B.A., Marketing

Alexis Soffler

Alexis Soffler
Science and STEM Coordinator
B.S., Environmental Biology
M.A.T., Secondary Science
PhD, Educational Leadership, Renewal and Change

Ginger Thornton

Ginger Thornton
Director of Instructional Technology
B.A., English, History/Philosophy
M.A., English
M.A., History
A.B.D, English

Upper School Administration

Ryan Aqui

Ryan Aqui
Director of Technology
MCSE, MCSA, CCNA, Security +

Victoria Ball

Victoria Ball
Interim Assistant Dean, High School Math Teacher and Professional Development Coordinator
B.A.
M.Ed., Educational Leadership

Cassandra Batson

Cassandra Batson
Upper School STEM Coordinator
B.A., Biochemistry and Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
M.A., Science Curriculum and Instruction

Aileen Goldstein '96

Aileen Goldstein '96
Academic Dean
B.A., Jewish Studies
M.A., Educational Administration

Roslyn Landy

Roslyn Landy
Interim High School Principal and Dean of Students
B.A.
M.S., Education
School Counseling

Lenore Layman

Lenore Layman
Director, Educational Support Services
B.A., Special Education
M.A., Special Education Learning Consultant

Eliana Lipsky

Eliana Lipsky
Middle School Principal
B.A., History
M.A., History
Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction

Mitchel Malkus

Mitchel Malkus
Head of School
B.A., Political Science and Government
M.A., Judaic Studies
Rabbinic Ordination
Ed.D., Curriculum and Teaching

Janet Ozur Bass

Janet Ozur Bass
Middle School Assistant Principal
B.A., English Literature
B.S., Biological Sciences, Concentration: Microbiology
Rabbinic Ordination

Dorie Ravick '01

Dorie Ravick '01
Special Programs and Activities Coordinator

Susan Rexford

Susan Rexford
Director of College Guidance
B.A., History
M.A., Political Science

Becky Silberman

Becky Silberman
Director of Athletics
B.S. Kinesiology
M.Ed.

David Solomon

David Solomon
Debra Herman Berger Director of Arts Education
B.A., Literature
M.A., English
Ph.D., English

Miriam Stein

Miriam Stein
Director of Upper School Admission
B.A., Jewish History
M.A., Education and Human Development
M.A., Judaic Studies

Ginger Thornton

Ginger Thornton
Director of Instructional Technology
B.A., English, History/Philosophy
M.A., English
M.A., History
A.B.D, English

Admission

Aviva Braier '15

Aviva Braier '15
Upper School Admission Associate
B.S., Management and Marketing

Ashley Ginsburg

Ashley Ginsburg
Lower School Admission Associate
B.A., Theatre

Pamela Shrock

Pamela Shrock
Director of Lower School Admission
B.A., Marketing

Miriam Stein

Miriam Stein
Director of Upper School Admission
B.A., Jewish History
M.A., Education and Human Development
M.A., Judaic Studies

Business Office

Christine Alcoba

Christine Alcoba
Staff Accountant
B.S., Accounting

Cheri Raffell

Cheri Raffell
Interim Executive Assistant

Maria Thomas

Maria Thomas
Controller

Development & Alumni Relations

Sherri Hammerman

Sherri Hammerman
Development Associate
A.B.J, Communications

Wendi Kaplan

Wendi Kaplan
Director of Alumni Relations
B.S., Journalism

Lauren Kessler Scheinert

Lauren Kessler Scheinert
Associate Director of Annual Giving
B.A., Anthropology

Sharon Metro

Sharon Metro
Director of Development
B.S., Journalism
J.D.

Rachel Van Gorden

Rachel Van Gorden
Graphic Designer & Senior Development Associate
B.F.A.
Graduate of the South Carolina Institute of Leadership for Women

Human Resources

Temi Ibikunle

Temi Ibikunle
HR Generalist
Master of Science, Management/Human Resources

Lori Leatherman Belke

Lori Leatherman Belke
Director of Human Resources
SPHR
CBP

Information Technology

Ryan Aqui

Ryan Aqui
Director of Technology
MCSE, MCSA, CCNA, Security +

Lamont Segears

Lamont Segears
Database Administrator

Will Wilson

Will Wilson
Upper School Help Desk Engineer

Instructional Technology

Hadas Heyman

Hadas Heyman
3rd Grade Judaic Studies Teacher and Instructional Technology Specialist
B.A., Education
M.A., Teaching English as a Second Language
M.S., Instructional Technology

Beth Poston

Beth Poston
Instructional Technology Specialist
B.S., Elementary Education
M.S., K-12 Instructional Technology

Ginger Thornton

Ginger Thornton
Director of Instructional Technology
B.A., English, History/Philosophy
M.A., English
M.A., History
A.B.D, English

Maintenance & Facilities

Bill Belke

Bill Belke
Facilities Administrator -Upper School
B.S., Engineering & Management

Maria Cineros

Maria Cineros
Facilities Staff

Carmen Deras

Carmen Deras
Facilities Staff

Freddy Garrett

Freddy Garrett
Facilities Administrator
Carpentry Degree
Certification in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Lare Kinnasoh

Lare Kinnasoh
Facilities Staff

Guadalupe Mejia

Guadalupe Mejia
Facilities Staff

Salvador Mendez

Salvador Mendez
Facilities Staff

Eder Morales

Eder Morales
Security

Israel Moskowitz

Israel Moskowitz
Director of Facilities
A.A., Building Management
Real Estate Degree and Certification

Jesus Portillo

Jesus Portillo

Ebert Vera Bracamonte

Ebert Vera Bracamonte
US Facilities

Marketing & Communications

Laurie Ehrlich

Laurie Ehrlich
Director of Marketing & Communications
B.S., Marketing & International Business
M.B.A., Management & Corporate Communication

Dana Harris

Dana Harris
Communications Associate
B.S., Communications

Rachel Van Gorden

Rachel Van Gorden
Graphic Designer & Senior Development Associate
B.F.A.
Graduate of the South Carolina Institute of Leadership for Women