Middle School- General Studies
Shahaf Klein- Math
Shahaf Klein holds two bachelors in buds management. He has been teaching for 20+ years, mostly at the middle and high school level. His wife is an educator as well and is an educational therapist and Marriage & Family Therapist. Currently she is an elementary religious school principal. Together, they have twin 11-year old daughters.
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Dan Freeborn- English
Dan Freeborn has been a high school and International Baccalaureate teacher in Milan, Italy and Madrid, Spain for the past 17 years. He has a B.A. in Literature, an M.A. in Liberal Arts and Philosophy, and is currently working toward a doctorate in Education, with an emphasis on moral and character education in the literature classroom.
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Brian McTaggart- History/English
Brian McTaggart has been an English teacher for sixteen years, and this is his first year at Emek. He is a proud alumnus of Arizona State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. He has spent his teaching career providing literary, writing, speech, philosophy, and dramatic arts instruction for high school students in South Gate, East Los Angeles, Wilmington, and Lawndale. In addition to classroom instruction he has served as an Academic Decathlon coach, created and served as advisor for a Youth and Government chapter, and founded clubs for Chess, Poetry, Weightlifting, and Film Appreciation. He is honored and excited to bring his unique experiences to Emek, and to continue to spread his love of literary and expressive arts.
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Mauricio Gallego- Language Arts/Foundational Skills
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Walter Mojica- Math/Science
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Brandon Neuman- Science
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Karen Malka- Science/History/Language Arts
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