Behind Every Great Student…
At Geffen Academy, our faculty and staff are reflective practitioners with deep experience who are committed to supporting students’ ideas, passions and academic interests.
Head of School
Prior to joining UCLA, Sibyll created and led a fellowship for outstanding public school teachers and principals from across the country.
Assistant Head of School
Neil was a founding member of de Toledo High School in West Hills, where he is Dean of Faculty Emeritus.
Director of Admissions and Enrollment
Keishia spent the past 13 years helping Los Angeles students prepare for independent school placement as the executive director of Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs…
Dean of Students and School Culture
Radhika Khandelwal (Ms. Rad) comes to Geffen most recently from Brentwood School, where she was the 7th Grade Dean and taught middle school Human Development…
Music Department Chair
Michael taught music in New York City public schools for 11 years. He served on the New York State School Music Association Research Committee and Diversity Committee…
Lupita has worked as a human resources professional for more than 15 years, most recently as a Benefits & Human Resources Analyst for UCLA Campus Human Resources. She has also worked for FOX Entertainment Group and the UCLA School of Medicine. She is known for building strong relationships at all organizational levels by identifying needs […]
Science Department Chair
For the past nine years, Elizabeth was a science instructor at the Marlborough School. She is currently Program Head of its Leonetti O’Connell Honors Research in Science Program…
Accounting and Budget Analyst
Prior to joining the Geffen Academy team, Chris worked for the Financial Affairs unit in the Dean’s Office of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, where he focused on financial reporting and analysis. He previously held positions with the UCLA Financial Systems Replacement Project and Campus Payroll. Chris earned his B.A. in Economics […]
Director of Development
Before joining Geffen Academy, Susan spent more than a decade at Harvard-Westlake School, where she was the Director of Alumni Relations for six years. Previous to that role, she was Associate Director…
Campus Operations Manager
Fay has been at UCLA for more than 30 years, serving as an office manager, executive assistant, administrative analyst and, most recently, a senior personnel analyst.
Chief Strategist and Information Technology
For the last five years, Meg has led the Opus Project at UCLA, which is the first enterprise faculty information system ever built for the campus. For 15 years, she has managed enterprise technology in large organizations…
English Department Chair
Jack graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in philosophy from Bates College and earned an M.A. in English from the University of Nevada, Reno.