Director of High School Placement & Learning Services
Abbe Wainwright is the Director of Learning Services and the Director of High School Placement Counseling at Brandeis. Abbe holds a B.A. from the University of San Francisco with a major in History and English, and two master's degrees from San Francisco State University, one in Broadcasting and the other in Special Education with a Learning Specialist certification. Abbe joined the Brandeis faculty in 2000, having previously run a clothing design company and worked as a sound engineer. A native San Franciscan, she lives with her husband in the Lower Haight and raised two daughters who are now both teachers as well! She also has one cat and four "grandcats" who take up a surprising amount of her time.