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.
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…
Human Resources Coordinator
Lupita has worked as a human resources professional for more than 15 years, most recently at UCLA in Campus Human Resources in Benefits. In that capacity, she handled, leave of absence, medical disability, pregnancy disability, and provided UC policy interpretation to Campus Human Resources Managers. She is known for building strong relationships at all organizational […]
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 Information & Strategy Officer
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.
World Languages Teacher
Maggie is a member of the Leadership Team of the California Department of Education’s World Language Project. For 5 years, Maggie and her colleagues have collaborated with the UCLA Confucius Institute on the Mandarin Teacher Leadership Institute, an initiative designed to help instructional leaders of Chinese language and culture deliver technology-enhanced, standards-based instruction to enable […]
C.A.A, B.A., PG. DIP.
David served as Athletic Director of the Marlborough School in Los Angeles for 17 years, where he taught physical education classes, led a competitive sports program for 36 teams in 12 sports…
Theatre Arts Teacher
Sean Conlin is a graduate of U. C. Berkeley where he studied English and Philosophy. Over 10 years of professional work in theater he has had virtually every job in the profession from Stage Manager to Director to Light Designer to Acting Teacher. He is a credited writer on Departures (published by Samuel French), Assistant […]