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Faculty & Staff Directory

Leadership and Administration

Valentina Imbeni

Valentina Imbeni

Head of School
Savannah Armstrong

Savannah Armstrong

Director of Operations
Paola Barberi

Paola Barberi

Director of Admissions, Enrollment & Retention
Robin Bonaso

Robin Bonaso

Director of Advancement
Ingrid Coolins

Ingrid Coolins

Advancement Associate
Shefali Doshi

Shefali Doshi

Staff Accountant
Amanda Fox

Amanda Fox

Director Grades K-5
Karen Herrera

Karen Herrera

Assistant Controller
Joanna Kauffmann

Joanna Kauffmann

Marketing & Communications Manager
Essie Kimball

Essie Kimball

Campus Manager at Mission
Laura Ladisa

Laura Ladisa

Campus Manager at Silicon Valley
Monica Lalanne

Monica Lalanne

Director of Early Childhood Education, Silicon Valley
Federica Lentini

Federica Lentini

Pedagogista
Nichole Leon

Nichole Leon

Director of Admissions, Recruitment & SST/DEIB
Elisa Leonardi

Elisa Leonardi

Director of Facilities & Grounds, Parificazione Coordinator
Douglas Lowney

Douglas Lowney

Director of Middle School, IB MYP Coordinator
Mallory Matthews

Mallory Matthews

Campus Manager at Dogpatch
Serdar Orazov

Serdar Orazov

Chief Financial Officer
Sally Peterson

Sally Peterson

Director of Teaching & Learning
Megan Reed

Megan Reed

Director of Early Childhood (SF), Early Years IB PYP Coordinator
Micheline Savarin

Micheline Savarin

Director of Marketing
Giulia Sinigagliesi

Giulia Sinigagliesi

EA to HOS, Director of Events & External Relations
Dani Sollberger

Dani Sollberger

Chief Operating Officer

Preschool Faculty

Claudia Bellentani

Claudia Bellentani

Preschool Teacher
Cynthia Cataldo

Cynthia Cataldo

Preschool Teacher, Silicon Valley
Camilla De Stefani

Camilla De Stefani

Preschool Teacher
Alessandra Del Gaudio

Alessandra Del Gaudio

Preschool Teacher
Barbara Dell'Eva

Barbara Dell'Eva

Preschool Teacher
Stefano Fabro

Stefano Fabro

Preschool Teacher & DEIB Coordinator
Camilla Fusar Poli

Camilla Fusar Poli

Preschool Teacher, Preschool Extended Care Coordinator
Lucine Garibian

Lucine Garibian

Preschool Garden Educator
Silvia Guidi

Silvia Guidi

Preschool Teacher
Cassidy Helenihi

Cassidy Helenihi

Preschool Teacher
Ilana Kasner

Ilana Kasner

Preschool Teacher
Alice Merli

Alice Merli

Preschool Teacher
Kori Neff

Kori Neff

Preschool Teacher
Josephine Osei

Josephine Osei

Preschool Teacher
Andrea Perez

Andrea Perez

Preschool Teacher
Rebecca Perez

Rebecca Perez

Preschool Teacher
Tonia Pizzato

Tonia Pizzato

Preschool Teacher
Tory Rennie

Tory Rennie

Preschool Teacher
Dezi Sylvester

Dezi Sylvester

Preschool Teacher
Chiara Tiezzi

Chiara Tiezzi

Preschool Teacher, Silicon Valley
Marta Venturini

Marta Venturini

Preschool Teacher
Daria Yaari

Daria Yaari

Preschool Teacher
Valentina Zerbini

Valentina Zerbini

Preschool Teacher

K8 Faculty

Daniela Barrena

Daniela Barrena

Elementary & Middle School Spanish Teacher
Maria Bassiri

Maria Bassiri

Learning Specialist K-8
Elena Bianchi

Elena Bianchi

Elementary Teacher, K-5 Italian Language Coordinator
Angela Campanella

Angela Campanella

Elementary & Middle School Teacher
Claudia Canu Fautre

Claudia Canu Fautre

Elementary Teacher
Martina Carestiato

Martina Carestiato

Elementary Teacher
Alkida Cerri

Alkida Cerri

Elementary Teacher
Paola Colella

Paola Colella

Elementary Teacher
Tim Cooper

Tim Cooper

Elementary Teacher
Eleonora Di Natale Stroud

Eleonora Di Natale Stroud

Elementary Teacher
Mara Gavazzi

Mara Gavazzi

Learning Specialist Support, Elementary & Middle School Teacher
Carmen Gomez

Carmen Gomez

Italian & Spanish Department Head, Middle School Teacher
Hannah Gordon

Hannah Gordon

Elementary Environmental Science & Garden Teacher
Lupita Hernandez

Lupita Hernandez

Elementary Teacher
Jake Kaplove

Jake Kaplove

Elementary & Middle School Teacher, MS Dean of Students
Neelam Khanduri

Neelam Khanduri

Middle School Match & Science Teacher
Benedetta Liccardo

Benedetta Liccardo

Elementary & Middle School Teacher
Melina Madrigal

Melina Madrigal

Middle School Teacher, Director of DEIB
Leticia O'Sullivan

Leticia O'Sullivan

Elementary & Middle School Teacher, IB-PYP Coordinator
Margherita Pasqui

Margherita Pasqui

Elementary Teacher
Valentina Santacaterina

Valentina Santacaterina

Elementary Teacher
Janelle Spanier

Janelle Spanier

Social Emotional Learning Specialist
Valeria Trapani

Valeria Trapani

Elementary Teacher
Valeria Valore

Valeria Valore

Elementary Teacher
Sophia Wertz

Sophia Wertz

Elementary Teacher
MaryClare Zimmermann

MaryClare Zimmermann

Elementary Teacher

Special Subject Teachers

Silvia Bagnacani

Silvia Bagnacani

Middle School Altelierista
Carlo Dean

Carlo Dean

Grade 3-8 Music Teacher, Director of Performing Arts
Chiara Fornetti

Chiara Fornetti

Education Technology
Federica Gallone

Federica Gallone

Early Childhood Education Atelierista
Veronica Longo

Veronica Longo

Elementary Physical Education Teacher
Jane Mauchly

Jane Mauchly

International Baccalaureate (IB) Teacher, Art Specialist & Curriculum Developer
Mario Rossetti

Mario Rossetti

PE Teacher & Athletic Director
Matthew Savereno

Matthew Savereno

Elementary Music Teacher, Elementary Dean of Students

K-8 Extended Care Team

Sophie Cate

Sophie Cate

Extended Care Teacher
Stefano Longhi

Stefano Longhi

Elementary Extended Care Teacher & Math Specialist
Vincenzo Muro

Vincenzo Muro

Elementary Extended Care Teacher
Wladymir Paiva

Wladymir Paiva

Auxiliary Programs Director

Facilities Team

Giovanni Giudice

Giovanni Giudice

Facilities Maintenance Technician
Arely Gutierrez

Arely Gutierrez

Facilities Assistant
Lidia Zuleta

Lidia Zuleta

Facilities Coordinator & Custodian