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Specialist Faculty

private school berkeleyIn addition to the instruction that they receive from their core teachers, students in the Lower School at The Academy have the opportunity to delve deeply into science, art, music, physical education, and French with the guidance of our specialist faculty. These programs are indicative of The Academy’s commitment to a well-rounded education for our students, paying particular attention to nurturing their creative and explorative capacities, and encouraging good health and a sense of fun. For more information on these programs, please visit the individual faculty pages below:





Janis Chun

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Sandy Drobny

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Pamela Alexander

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Kristen Manson

click here to learn more about our physical education program


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Anil Fermin

click here to learn more about our French program

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