Leadership Team

A great family constantly growing

LEADERSHIP TEAM


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

EMILY GREENBERG

HEAD OF SCHOOL


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

LEIGH ARIEL

PRINCIPAL OF PRIMARY


Leigh supervises all aspects of the senior kindergarten to grade three program, including student support for this division.

ADAM GELMON

PRINCIPAL OF INTERMEDIATE


Adam oversees the intermediate department (grades 4 through 7) and student services and support for this division.


LYORA NIFCO

EARLY CHILDHOOD DIRECTOR


Lyora runs our early childhood education offerings for 3 and 4 year olds. Our ECE program is the size of some Jewish day schools!

JESSIE CLAUDIO

DIRECTOR OF LEARNING AND INNOVATION


Jessie supports our teachers to meet curricular goals, propelling them forward through innovative teaching practices.

ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM


JENNIFER SHECTER

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS & ADMISSIONS


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

MARKO MILISAVLJEVIC

IT DIRECTOR


Marko guides the technological direction of VTT and maintains our server and robust network infrastructure.

RAMON LIM

OPERATIONS MANAGER


Ramon ensures the smooth operation and efficient maintenance of our entire campus. He also oversees our custodial team.


NEVILLE LOK

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER


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

SHANE FOXMAN

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT


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

JUDAICS LEADERSHIP TEAM


This Judaics leadership team will ensure we meet our goal of illuminating Judaism through the following lenses: spiritual, intellectual, ritual, linguistic, historical, and experiential.

RABBI LEVI VARNAI

Spiritual Leader & School Rabbi


Rabbi Varnai guides our teachers in tefilah with a commitment to honouring varied Jewish affiliations. He also liaises with our community rabbis to expose our students to diverse Torah interpretations.


SHOSHANA BURTON

Hebrew & Chesed Coordinator


Shoshi is responsible for setting the strategic direction of our intermediate Hebrew language program and leads all our Chesed Clubs.

DAR GOLDENBERG

Judaics Curriculum Coordinator


Morah Dar ensures scope and sequences in our Judaics curriculum from early childhood to Grade 7.

SAMANTHA LEVIN

Jewish Life & Events Coordinator


Ms. Levin's goal is to deliver differentiated, joyful Jewish experiences that are both memorable and meaningful for our students.

COORDINATORS


Our coordinators support both the leadership team and our teachers to ensure best practice and classroom innovation.

KIM FISHER

Numeracy Coordinator


Kim supports our faculty in delivering innovative and differentiated math instruction.


SARAH GOLDBERG

Resource Coordinator


Sarah coordinates the delivery of resource services to students receiving additional learning support.

GERRALD LOTZKAR

Health & Physical Education Coordinator


In addition to overseeing VTT's HPE Department, Gerrald coordinates all external competitive athletics and house intramurals.


DANICA BURPEE

Outdoor Education Coordinator


Danica supports our faculty to integrate outdoor learning principles into the curriculum.

TAMSIN MORRELL

iSTEAM Coordinator


Tamsin mentors faculty to integrate the principals of Israel Innovation, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math into the curriculum.

STUDENT SUPPORT


VTT's counselling services and active learning commons are essential elements to a high functioning school system.

DONNA CANTOR

School Counsellor


Donna works in the classroom, in small groups and one-on-one to support the social-emotional needs of our students


NICOLLE WADE

Teacher-Librarian


Nicolle works closely with our faculty to support curricular goals. She also promotes literacy though a variety of initiatives.