Our Community

Faculty & Staff

Faculty at Live Oak 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.

Meet Our Team

List of 75 members.

  • Photo of Edie Alejandre

    Edie Alejandre 

    Operations Manager
    Bio
  • Photo of Antonio Ampie

    Antonio Ampie 

    Facilities Manager
    Bio
  • Photo of Michelle Andelman

    Michelle Andelman 

    Seventh Grade Humanities Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Keren Bein

    Keren Bein 

    Second Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Sharyne Beza

    Sharyne Beza 

    First Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Ashley Black

    Ashley Black 

    Second Grade Long-Term Substitute
    Bio
  • Photo of Jenny Burns

    Jenny Burns 

    Second Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Malika Carter

    Malika Carter 

    Director of Curriculum Design and Continuity
    Bio
  • Photo of Neil Cashman

    Neil Cashman 

    Middle School Science Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Minerva Cerón

    Minerva Cerón 

    Middle School Humanities Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Mary Ann Chin Ng

    Mary Ann Chin Ng 

    Director of Learning Services
    Bio
  • Photo of Camilo Coelho

    Camilo Coelho 

    Middle School Spanish Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Josephine Corlett

    Josephine Corlett 

    Lower School Intervention Specialist
    Bio
  • Photo of Jean DeWitt

    Jean DeWitt 

    Fourth Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Wilbart Dionisio

    Wilbart "Wil" Dionisio 

    Physical Education Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Jordan Drosd

    Jordan Drosd 

    Fifth Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Holly Dunn

    Holly Dunn 

    Third Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Lisa Duque

    Lisa Duque 

    Fifth Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Mallory Faldt

    Mallory Faldt 

    First Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Johnny Galang

    Johnny Galang 

    Librarian
    Bio
  • Photo of Sofia Garcia Guzman

    Sofia Garcia Guzman 

    Program Coordinator
    Bio
  • Photo of John Gaudino

    John Gaudino 

    Kindergarten Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Tracey Gersten

    Tracey Gersten 

    Director of Admissions
    Bio
  • Photo of Arleigh Giroux

    Arleigh Giroux 

    Third Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Shannon Gomez

    Shannon Gomez 

    Second Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Janeth Gutierrez Moreno

    Janeth Gutierrez Moreno 

    Registrar/Receptionist
    Bio
  • Photo of Francisca Guzman

    Francisca Guzman 

    Director of Advancement
    Bio
  • Photo of Savannah Hair

    Savannah Hair 

    Fifth Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Naomi Hamburger

    Naomi Hamburger 

    Fifth Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Yvonne Hendricks

    Yvonne Hendricks 

    Lower School Counselor
    Bio
  • Photo of Adam Hicks

    Adam Hicks 

    Director of Communications
    Bio
  • Photo of Kendall Jones

    Kendall Jones 

    Kindergarten Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Lianna Kali

    Lianna Kali 

    Director of Instructional Innovation
    Bio
  • Photo of Alayna Kramer

    Alayna Kramer 

    First Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Kathryn Kundrot

    Kathryn Kundrot 

    Middle School Math Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Victoria Ladew

    Victoria Ladew 

    Lower School Head
    Bio
  • Photo of Edward Lee

    Edward Lee 

    Sixth Grade Math Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Sharon Lee

    Sharon Lee 

    Fourth Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Dionysia Loufas

    Dionysia "Dia" Loufas 

    Third Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Ruby MacDonald

    Ruby MacDonald 

    Employment Resources Manager
    Bio
  • Photo of Amelia Manes

    Amelia Manes 

    Kindergarten Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Renata Martin

    Renata Martin 

    Sixth Grade Science and Humanities Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Claudia  Martinez

    Claudia  Martinez 

    Associate Director of Admissions
    Bio
  • Photo of Dorothy Martinez

    Dorothy Martinez 

    Director of Extended Care
    Bio
  • Photo of Mario Martinez-Munoz

    Mario Martinez-Munoz 

    Art Assistant
    Bio
  • Photo of Sydney McGhie

    Sydney McGhie 

    Fifth Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Amy Meyers

    Amy Meyers 

    Music Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Lesley Miyagawa

    Lesley Miyagawa 

    Third Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Stephan  Nguyen

    Stephan  Nguyen 

    Middle School Counselor
    Bio
  • Photo of Karen Olson

    Karen Olson 

    Learning Specialist
    Bio
  • Photo of Virginia Paik

    Virginia Paik 

    Head of School
    Bio
  • Photo of Erik Paxman

    Erik Paxman 

    Director of Finance and Operations
    Bio
  • Photo of Marcus Payne

    Marcus Payne 

    Physical Education Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Vanessa  Peat

    Vanessa  Peat  

    Head's Office and Board Relations Manager
    Bio
  • Photo of Edward Pertcheck

    Edward Pertcheck 

    Middle School Math Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Jennifer Phillips

    Jennifer Phillips 

    Lower School Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Jill Pierce

    Jill Pierce 

    Music Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Kelley Plasterer

    Kelley Plasterer 

    Fourth Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Esther  Porcella

    Esther  Porcella 

    Middle School Tutor
    Bio
  • Photo of Robbie Smiley

    Robbie Smiley 

    PE Teacher and Athletic Director
    Bio
  • Photo of Audrey Soriano

    Audrey Soriano 

    Kindergarten Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Jaime Spray

    Jaime Spray 

    First Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Patrick Sullivan

    Patrick Sullivan 

    Music Assistant
    Bio
  • Photo of Tanya Susoev

    Tanya Susoev 

    Middle School Head
    Bio
  • Photo of Adrian Takyi

    Adrian Takyi 

    Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    Bio
  • Photo of Stephanie Temple

    Stephanie Temple 

    Drama Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Cathleen Tinder

    Cathleen Tinder 

    Middle School Science Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of José Trujillo

    José Trujillo 

    Lower School Art Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Vivian Tse

    Vivian Tse 

    Controller
    Bio
  • Photo of Mateo Vanholland

    Mateo Vanholland 

    Technology Assistant
    Bio
  • Photo of Ashlley Vela

    Ashlley Vela 

    Spanish Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Rob Wasielewski

    Rob Wasielewski 

    Middle School Humanities Teacher
    Bio
  • Scott Wilber 

    Art Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Nicole Zaheed

    Nicole Zaheed 

    First Grade Teacher
    Bio
  • Photo of Carlos Zerzan

    Carlos Zerzan 

    Spanish Teacher
    Bio

Admissions

Live Oak School welcomes and admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, citizenship status, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and faith to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities of Live Oak School. Live Oak School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, citizenship status, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and faith in administration of its educational policies and programs, admissions policies, Adjusted Tuition program, and athletic and other school-administered programs.