Dr. Sivan Tarle
Director of Middle School
Dr. Sivan Tarle, Director of Middle School, has been at Brandeis since 2016. Dr. Tarle holds a B.Sc. in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology from UC Santa Barbara, an M.A. in Teaching from American Jewish University in Los Angeles, and an Ed.D. from CSU Northridge. She has done extensive research on integrating Jewish texts into science education, and on student perceptions of college readiness as it relates to psychosocial development. Before joining the Brandeis faculty, she was a biology teacher and administrator at de Toledo High School in Los Angeles. When she is not at school she can be found at one of any number of San Francisco playgrounds with her husband and two young children.