Faculty & Staff Leadership

Milken Faculty & Staff Leadership

We are privileged to have committed administrators and leaders collaborating to bring innovative ideas and programs to Milken. Recruited from across the country, they come to Milken ready to make a difference. Their unique background and leadership skills inspire our students, faculty and staff, creating a singular atmosphere that fosters positive growth and nurtures 21st century success.

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Senior Academic Leadership

List of 4 items.

  • Dr. Sarah Shulkind

    Head of School
  • Limor Dankner

    Associate Head of School for Academic Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
  • Dr. Kimberly Schwartz

    Chief Curriculum and Program Officer
  • Rabbi Gordon Bernat-Kunin

    Rabbinic Head

List of 5 items.

  • Dr. Leigh Fauber

    Division Head, Grades 6-8
  • Chris Scarlata

    Division Head, Grades 9-10
  • Beau Lindsay

    Division Head, Grades 11-12
  • Dr. Lisa Acker

    Head of Student Services
  • Steve Bloom

    Dean of Faculty

External Relations & Operations Administration

List of 10 items.

  • Daniel Spiegel

    Associate Head of School, External Relations
  • Tal Barak '96

    Director of Communications & Associate Director of External Relations
  • Tarryn Breskal

    Chief Financial and Operating Officer
  • Lindy Kadouri

    Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management
  • Alexandra Kadoche

    Director of Development
  • Ross D. Mankuta

    Director of Alumni Relations & Advancement
  • Laura-Beth Sholkoff

    Strategy & Innovation Officer
  • Elana Vorspan '97

    Associate Director of Communications
  • Carlos Sanchez

    Director of Operations & Campus Safety
  • Joe Arredondo

    Director of Information Technology

Academic & Program Leaders

List of 17 items.

  • Barbara Iverson

    Athletic Director, Upper School
  • Carmelle "Leli" Kiesler '05

    Associate Athletic Director, Upper School
  • Lisa Steenport

    Athletic Director, Middle School
  • Elliot Shavalian

    Director of College Counseling & Academic Planning
  • Siri Terk

    Coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Leora Smith

    English Instructional Leader
  • Joel Murillo

    Experiential Learning & Summer Programming Instructional Leader
  • Dr. Carmit Burstyn

    Hebrew Instructional Leader
  • Doug Hinko

    Innovation & Fabrication Instructional Leader
  • Dr. Sara Smith

    Jewish Studies Instructional Leader
  • Velear Schrupp

    Director of Library & Ed Tech Services
  • Darcy Corson

    Math Instructional Leader
  • Dimitri Hodgkinson

    Physical Education, Health & Wellness Instructional Leader
  • Lee Kasper

    Performing Arts Instructional Leader
  • Dr. Damon Scoville

    Science Instructional Leader
  • Dr. Ellen Dooley

    Social Science Instructional Leader
  • Sydney Snyder

    Visual Arts Instructional Leader

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At Milken Community School, we think education is more than what you know. Our School, founded on Jewish values, is about who our children can become and how they can help others become who they might be. Because the world our children will create tomorrow is born in the School we build today, our mission is to educate our children so they can surpass us.