Faculty & Staff

Faculty at Live Oak School nurture a lifelong passion for learning and are selected for the effectiveness of their practice and their commitment to the continued development of their craft. We rely heavily on our teachers’ expertise as they develop curricular experiences that respond to students’ interests, abilities, and learning styles. Our faculty are exceptional role models for our students as they approach their work with enthusiasm, creativity, and curiosity.

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Edie Alejandre
Edie Alejandre
Executive Assistant
Antonio Ampie
Facilities Manager
Michelle Andelman
Seventh Grade Humanities Teacher
Keren Bein
Second Grade Teacher
Sharyne Beza
First Grade Teacher
Malika Carter
Director of Curriculum Design and Continuity
Neil Cashman
Middle School Science Teacher
Minerva Ceron
Second Grade Teacher
Mary Ann Chin Ng
Director of Learning Services
Camilo Coelho
Spanish Teacher
Marcia Colant
Middle School Counselor & Director of Wellness
Josephine Corlett
Lower School Intervention Specialist
Jean DeWitt
Fourth Grade Teacher
Wil Dionisio
Physical Education Teacher
Jordan Drosd
Fifth Grade Teacher
Holly Dunn
Third Grade Teacher
Lisa Duque
Fifth Grade Teacher
Mallory Faldt
Mallory Faldt
First Grade Teacher
Johnny Galang
Johnny Galang
Librarian
Sofia Garcia
Sofia Garcia
Extended Care Program Coordinator
Rachel Garlin
Community Co-Writer
John Gaudino
Kindergarten Teacher
Tracey Gersten
Director of Admissions
Arleigh Giroux
Eighth Grade Humanities Teacher
Eric Gladstone
Fourth Grade Teacher
Liza Gleason
Instructional Coach
Shannon Gomez
Second Grade Teacher
Savannah Guinn
Associate Director of Admissions
Janeth Gutierrez Moreno
Janeth Gutierrez Moreno
Receptionist & Registrar
Francisca Guzman
Director of Communications
Roz Hague-Foster
Music Teacher
Savannah Hair
Savannah Hair
Fifth Grade Teacher
Naomi Hamburger
Fifth Grade Teacher
Yvonne Hendricks
Lower School Counselor
Keith Hodge
Director of Building Services
Kendall Jones
Kindergarten Teacher
Lianna Kali
Lianna Kali
Director of Instructional Innovation
Alayna Kramer
Alayna Kramer
First Grade Teacher
Kathryn Kundrot
Kathryn Kundrot
Middle School Math Teacher
Victoria Ladew
Victoria Ladew
Lower School Head
Edward Lee
Sixth Grade Math Teacher
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee
Fourth Grade Teacher
Dionysia Loufas
Third Grade Teacher
Ruby Navarro MacDonald
Employment Resources Manager
Amelia Manes
Amelia Manes
Kindergarten Teacher
Renata Martin
Sixth Grade Science and Humanities Teacher
Dorothy Martinez
Extended Care Director
Luis Martinez
Controller
Mario
Mario Martinez-Muñoz
Art Assistant
Kendra Mastain
Director of Advancement
Amy Meyers
Music Teacher
Lesley Miyagawa
Third Grade Teacher
Vanessa Neumann
Director of Administration
Karen Olson
Middle School Learning Specialist
Virginia Paik
Head of School
Erik Paxman
Director of Finance and Operations
Marcus Payne
PE Teacher
Emma Peat
Middle School Head
Edward Pertcheck
Seventh Grade Math Teacher
Jen Phillips
Jennifer Phillips
Second Grade Teacher
Jill Pierce
Music Teacher
Kelley Plasterer
Kelley Plasterer
Fourth Grade Teacher
Brenda Raffaelli
Spanish Teacher
Maycon Santos
Maycon Santos
Advancement Associate
Robbie Smiley
PE Teacher and Athletic Director
Audrey Soriano
Kindergarten Teacher
Jaime Spray
First Grade Teacher
Orinthia Swindeol
Orinthia Swindell
Sixth Grade Humanities Teacher
Adrian Takyi
Adrian Takyi
Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Michelle Taylor
Third Grade Teacher
Stephanie Temple
Drama Teacher
Cathleen Tinder
Middle School Science Teacher
José Trujillo
Lower School Art Teacher
Mateo Vanholland
Technology Assistant
Rob Wasielewski
Rob Wasielewski
Middle School Humanities Teacher
Scott Wilber
Art Teacher
Nicole Zaheed
First Grade Teacher
Carlos Zerzan
Spanish Teacher