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Our Leadership & Administration

Head of School
David O'Connell


    •    M.A. K-12 Administration, Michigan State University
    •    M.A. International Education, Framingham State College
    •    B. S. Secondary Social Studies Education, Wayne State University


Director of Admissions
Melissa Zippin

  • B.S. in Psychology, UC Davis

Communications Manager
Emoke Veres

  • B.S. in Business Administration, CSU East Bay

Business Manager  
Maria Puckett 

  • B.S. in Business Administration, CSU Stanislaus
  • MBA, Moscow University

Director of Development
Carol Goldman

  • B.A. UC Berkeley

Office Manager
Shalyn Sager

Facilities Manager
Javier Yacarini