Leadership

A great family constantly growing

LEADERSHIP TEAM


Our Leadership Team lays the groundwork for a nurturing and motivating environment where our students will grow and excel.

CATHY LOWENSTEIN

Head of School


Cathy is responsible for the strategic vision and direction of VTT.


JESSICA NEVILLE

Assistant Head of School | Principal of Intermediate Grades


Jessica oversees the intermediate department (grades 4 through 7) and student services and support.


LEIGH ARIEL

Principal of Primary


Leigh supervises all aspects of the senior kindergarten to grade three program.



LYORA NIFCO

Early Childhood Director


Lyora runs our early childhood education offerings for both half-day and full-day programs for 3 and 4 year olds.


ELLEN WIESENTHAL

Head of Judaic Studies


Ellen is responsible for all Judaic teaching and learning at VTT, including holiday programming and joyful Jewish experiences.


JENNIFER SHECTER-BALIN

Director of Communications & Admissions


Jennifer is responsible for all school communications and, along with Enrollment Manager, Tammy Kalvari, leads the school's admissions efforts.


ADAM GELMON

Director of Learning & Innovation | Grade 3 Judaic Studies


Adam Gelmon is VTT’s new Director of Learning and Innovation. He also teaches Grade 3 Judaic Studies.


SHOSHANA “SHOSHI” BURTON

Director of Hebrew (Grades 5-7)


Shoshi is responsible for setting the strategic direction of our intermediate Hebrew language program.


DEVELOPMENT, FINANCE, TECH


Equally important are our non-academic departments to ensure a smooth school operation.

Nicki Black

Director of Development


Nicki leads our development office in donor cultivation, annual giving and special fundraising events.


Neville Lok

Controller


Neville is our numbers man and endlessly crunches them to ensure financial sustainability and accountability.


Marko Milisavljevic

IT Director


The reason why we rarely have technological glitches is due to Marko's diligent maintenance of our server and robust network infrastructure.


THE TEAM


The VTT team is greater than the sum of its parts. We are a dynamic group of educators, administrators, professionals and support staff all dedicated to serving our students and families. With close to 100 members, we all play an important role in delivering the VTT experience.

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VTT's Amazing Team of Educators, Administrators and Support Staff