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Meet the Gross Schechter Staff

We are extremely proud of our teachers and administrators at Gross Schechter Day School. Each brings their own unique skills and specialties to share with our students, which helps build a well-rounded community. Below you will find information about each staff member, as well as their email and extension.

Ginny Galili

Head of School

Barbie Barnholtz

Director of Infant Care Center

Shanna Berlas

ICC Teacher

Randy Boroff

Director of Academics

Janna Dorfman

Director of Admissions

Ora Dromi

ECC Tziporim Teacher

Bryan Eaton

Facilities

Iris Edelman

ECC Kofim Teacher

Hirute Engida

ECC Doobbim Teacher

Destiny French

Music Teacher

Debbie Friedman

Mindfulness Coach

Miriam Friedman

ICC Teacher

Leah Gancz

2nd Grade General & Judaic Studies Teacher

Sarah German

ECC Parparim Teacher

Helene Gersh

4th Grade Judaic Studies Teacher

Nicole Glavocich

Middle School Science Teacher

Stephanie Glenn

ICC Teacher

Rachel Gluck

Kindergarten General Studies Teacher

Shelby Goldstein

3rd Grade General Studies Teacher

Iris Granot

Director of Hebrew Immersion / Associate Director of the ECC

Rotem Green

Maintenance Staff

Abby Greenfield

4th Grade General Studies Teacher

Renee Greller

Director of Development

Sheri Gross

Director of Creative Programing

Laurie Gross-Kammer

Director of Student Service

Smadar Hameiriesh

MS Ivrit Teacher

Aja Harris

ICC Teacher

Lauren Henkin

MS Language Arts Teacher

Loren Israelstam

ECC Kofim Teacher

Elaine Jacob

ECC Teacher

Joya Jeffrey

ECC Kochavim Teacher

Hannah Kahn

1st Grade General Studies Teacher

Bruria Kaufman

3rd Grade Judaic Studies

Jennifer Kercher

Director of Finance and Business Operation

Binyamin Kleinman

5th Grade JS/ 6th Grade Tanakh Teacher

Laura Lash

Art and Tech Teacher

Sandy Laserson

Speech and Language Pathologist

Kimberly Levin

Events and Special Projects Manager

Lisa Loeb

5th Grade General Studies Teacher

Paul Lurie

Marketing & Communications Manager

DeAnna Martin

Business Office

Julia Meyer

Middle School Social Studies Teacher

Patricia Moore

Receptionist

Donell Newman

Director of the Early Childhood Center

Rhonda O’Connell

Nitzanim Teacher

Elana Perlin

Director of Judaic Studies

Sara Rancman

1st Grade Judaic Studies Teacher

Stephanie Santoiemmo

Middle School Math Teacher

Joe Santora

Middle School Math Teacher

Fredell Schnee

ECC Doobbim Teacher

Danielle Shainker

Leadership Liaison

Rabbi Ben Shlimovitz

Middle School Judaic Studies Teacher/ Coordinator of Jewish Living

Oudi Singer

Judaics Specialist

Alana Spillman

ECC Dagim Teacher

Rivka Taub

Hebrew Tutor/Floater

Vicki Teitelbaum

ECC Tziporim Teacher/Associate Director of the ECC

Ellis Thompson

Facilities

Ora Toporivskiy

ECC Dagim Teacher

Jim Walker

Facilities Manager

Brian Walnsch

Business Office / Athletic Director

Stephanie Williams

Food Services

Marla Wolf

Kindergarten Judaic Studies Teacher

Joy Yamane

ECC Nitzanim Teacher