Meet the Brawerman East Team

Head of School

Brandon Cohen began his role as Brawerman Elementary School’s Head of School in 2016. A California native, he, like many of Brawerman’s alumni, attended Harvard-Westlake School, eventually moving on to receive his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania. After a brief stint as an airline pilot, Brandon’s passion for educational leadership led him to pursue his graduate degree at the University of California, Los Angeles from the Principal Leadership Institute. His dedication and passion for educating children led him to serve as a teacher and school administrator for 19 years, including principal of the highly regarded Los Angeles Unified School District Downtown Magnets High School.

Brandon Cohen

Brandon Cohen

Head of School

Leadership Team

Nadine Zysman

Nadine Zysman

Assistant Head of School, Principal, Brawerman East
Noa Grant

Noa Grant

Assistant Principal
Danielle Sebring

Danielle Sebring

Assistant Principal
Chris Donohoe

Chris Donohoe

Director of Admissions

Faculty & Staff

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Will Alvarado

Music Specialist

Tess Arca

Accounting

Miri Avraham

Hebrew Specialist

Mario Barajas

WBT Maintenance

Alexis Barbag

Grade 3 Co-Teacher

Justine Buckley

Senior Manager of Marketing and Communications

Marvin Campos

WBT Security

Alejandra Contreras

IT Supervisor & Project Coordinator

Cadence Davis

Assistant Teacher

Auriane Desombre

Assistant Teacher

Juan Estrada

WBT Security

Constantino Felipe

WBT Maintenance

Chelsea File

Assistant Teacher

Joseph Frisina

Assistant Teacher

Jasmine Garcia

WBT Security

Jorge Garcia

WBT Maintenance

Oscar Garcia-Acosta

WBT Maintenance

Isai German

Innovation Specialist

Alberto Guardado

WBT Maintenance

Juan Gutierrez

WBT Security

Christopher Hall

Payroll Specialist
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We provide an unparalleled educational experience rooted in Jewish values – inspiring innovative thinking, empowering responsible leadership, and honoring individuality within a nurturing community.

About Us

Brawerman East is an intimate environment with small class sizes where teachers get to know and truly care about the children. 

We are a tight-knit community with a high level of collaboration among the faculty and an active parent body, committed to learning and using innovative pedagogy.