Meet the Wise School Team

We have an incredible team of administrators, teachers, faculty, coaches, and staff, all of whom contribute to making Wise School a place to learn deeply, be creative, experience wholeness, and make great happen! Meet them all below:
Tami Weiser
Tami WeiserHead of School
Tami Weiser is thrilled to begin her new role as Head of School at Wise School. Mrs. Weiser has a rich background of educational experiences including serving as the Head of School at Heschel West Day School and Principal of Palisades Elementary Charter School. Read more
Pam Kleinman
Pam KleinmanAssistant Head of School
Pam Kleinman is excited to begin her new position as Assistant Head of School at Wise School. Building on her experience as Vice-Principal/Student Support, Ms. Kleinman brings her expertise in curriculum and instruction, child development, teacher supervision and… Read more
Rabbi Joshua Knobel
Rabbi Joshua KnobelDean of Student & Family Life
Born and raised in Wilkes-Barre, PA, Rabbi Josh Knobel received a Bachelor of Science in Physics and a commission as a second lieutenant from the United States Military Academy in 2001. He served for seven years as a telecommunications officer on active duty… Read more
Malka Clement
Malka ClementDirector of Hebrew and Judaic Studies
Malka Clement takes great pride in being an integral part of the wise Community for the past 25 years. She brings her talents, expertise and gifted teaching skills to Wise School and has served as a teacher, mentor, curriculum developer and administrator over the years. Read more
Lisa Mamos
Lisa MamosStudent Support and Academic Administrator
Lisa Mamos is excited to begin her new role as Student Support and Academic Administrator at Wise School. With a solid focus on the individual needs of each student, Lisa’s goal is to ensure that ALL children thrive and develop in an appropriate and accommodating… Read more
Stephanie Milonas
Stephanie MilonasSchool Counselor
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Beth Behar
Beth BeharDirector of Admissions & Middle School Placement
Mrs. Behar is looking forward to starting her 9th year at Wise School as the Director of Admission and Middle School Placement. She was raised in Los Angeles and graduated from Beverly Hills High School. She attended Indiana University and received a B.A… Read more
Natalie Cohen
Natalie CohenCommunications Manager
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Estefany Garcia
Estefany GarciaOffice Manager & School Registrar
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Jillian Moore
Jillian MooreFinancial Aid Manager & Admin Assistant
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Sarah Wyatt
Sarah WyattAfterschool Coordinator & Admin Assistant
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Jen Shankman
Jen ShankmanEarly Childhood Center Director
Jen Shankman has worked in a wide range of educational settings within the Jewish community for well over 20 years, from early childhood to youth development, music education to camping. She has had rich experiences as both an educator and as… Read more
Lemor Giladi
Lemor GiladiAssistant Director, Early Childhood
Lemor has been working in the field of early childhood education for over 20 years. She brings a wealth of knowledge in the areas of child development, family studies, staff management and curriculum development. She holds a BA in Child Development and a Master’s… Read more
Nicole Mevorakh
Nicole MevorakhParenting Center Coordinator
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Heidi Sorenson
Heidi SorensonEarly Childhood Office & Admissions Manager
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Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback
Rabbi Yoshi ZweibackSenior Rabbi
Rabbi Josh (“Yoshi”) Zweiback was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated from Princeton University in 1991 and was ordained as a Rabbi by the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion… Read more

Administration

Senior Rabbi Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback
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Head of School Tami Weiser
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Assistant Head of School Pam Kleinman
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Dean of Student and Family Life Rabbi Joshua Knobel
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Director of Hebrew and Judaic Studies Malka Clement
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Student Support and Academic Administrator Lisa Mamos
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School Counselor Stephanie Milonas
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Director of Admission and Middle School Placement Beth Behar
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Communications Manager Natalie Cohen
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Director, Early Childhood Jen Shankman
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Assistant Director, Early Childhood Limor Giladi
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Parenting Center Coordinator Nicole Mevorakh
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Early Childhood Office & Admissions Manager Heidi Sorenson
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Administrative Staff

Administrative Assistant Mrs. Jillian Moore
Administrative Assistant Mrs. Estefany Sanchez
Administrative Assistant Ms. Sarah Wyatt
Administrative Technician Mrs. Cecelia Nguyen
School Nurse Mrs. Gail Rosenblum

Hebrew & Judaic Studies

Kindergarten Ms. Melanie Katan
Kindergarten & 1st Grade Ms. Roni Stone
1st Grade Ms. Orlee Raymond
Hebrew & Judaic Studies Ms. Hanna Bahat
Hebrew & Judaic Studies Ms. Dana Fridman
Hebrew & Judaic Studies Ms. Malka Miodovsky
Hebrew & Judaic Studies Ms. Rebecca Mizrahi
Hebrew & Judaic Studies Ms. Leora Orevi
Hebrew & Judaic Studies Ms. Sandi Volterra

General Studies

DK Ms. Amanda Young
Kindergarten Mrs. Karen Lepp
Kindergarten Mrs. Stacy Lifton
Kindergarten Mrs. Melissa Baral
Kindergarten Mrs. Diamond Summerville
1st Grade Mrs. April Slater
1st Grade Mrs. Kim Snyder
1st Grade Ms. Ariana Terebelo
2nd Grade Ms. Jamie Cohen
2nd Grade Ms. Dalia Margolis
2nd Grade Ms. Allison Ross
3rd Grade Mrs. Joann Biller
3rd Grade Ms. Tatiana Broukhim
3rd Grade Ms. Brenda Menjivar
3rd Grade Ms. Talia White
4th Grade Mr. Michael Johnson
4th Grade Mrs. Pamela Neal
5th Grade Mrs. Leemore Gabay
5th Grade Ms. Mary Itri
6th Grade Mrs. Amy Burch
6th Grade Ms. Sarah Shpall
6th Grade Ms. Patty Tanner

Specialists

Art Mrs. Jan Navah
Athletics Director/P.E. Instructor Coach Ryan Hosler
Assistant Athletics Director/P.E. Instructor Coach Danny Herold
Athletics/P.E. Instructor Coach Jeff Starr
Aquatics Ms. Treci Horowitz
Library Director Mrs. Roberta Lloyd
Director of Music Innovation Mr. David Kates
Music – 2nd Grade & 3rd Grade Ms. Randy Weinstein
Music – EC, Kindergarten – 3rd Grade Mr. Andrew Germain
Project Studio Mr. Jason Meth
Science Ms. Mandy Bolkin
Science Mrs. Alexandra Coatney
Director of Technology/Tyberg Innovation Lab Ms. Judy Hoffman