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Last day of school will be Wednesday, June 5th.

Faculty & Staff

Our community of devoted and accomplished faculty and staff members strives to create an environment of warmth, enthusiasm, and inspiration for our students each and every day.

Rob Everett

Dragonfly Class

Rob Everett joined Woodland Charter School as the Class Teacher for the Applegate River Class in July, 2016, having worked at East Bay Waldorf School…

Colten Schmidt

Bear Class Teacher

Colten Schmidt joined Woodland as our 6th grade Bear class teacher in August 2022 having previously worked in formal, informal, and outdoor education roles in…

Michelle “Huck” LaFave

Oak Class

Michelle (Huck) LaFave joined the Woodland community during the school’s formative years and served as a member of the Woodland Charter Council for over two…

Christine Leonard

Salmon Class

With her degree in education, Christine Leonard taught for Pennsylvania public schools before moving to Oregon in 1976, with her young family, to support developing…

Christy Muzik

Blue Heron Class

Christy Muzik joined Woodland as our 1st Grade - Blue Heron class teacher in 2020.  She holds a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from…

Betsy Herren

Canyon Class

Betsy Herren has been living and teaching in the region since 1990.  She was born in Washington, DC and grew up in the Chicago area. …

Tanyia Hall

Evergreen Class

Tanyia found her muse early in life living in a rural community in upstate New York where she had time to wander the wilderness alone. Once…

Breonna Greer

Redwood Class

Redwood Class Teacher - More info coming soon!

Misti Johnstone

Fawn Lily Kindergarten teacher...more info soon. 

Chris Carmiencke

Education Director

Chris was born and raised in Bend, Oregon as the youngest of two children and was able to cultivate a love of nature, learning, and…

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more info coming soon

Lanie Jewell

Handwork Teacher

Lanie grew up sewing, embroidering, crocheting, and knitting.  She loves handwork in all its many forms. She graduated from Rudolf Steiner College in Fair Oaks,…

Naoko Bishop

Handwork Assistant

Naoko Bishop grew up in Tokyo, Japan and received a BA from Tama Art University. She joined Woodland Charter School in December 2015 as a…

Office / Admin Team

Chris Carmiencke, Education Director
Teri Rothenbach, Business Director
Heather Saunders, Office Manager
Brittanie Urbine, Administrative Assistant
Jennifer Barnett, Office Assistant

Student Support/Educational Assistants

Lori George, Student Support Coordinator
Helene Bisnaire, Student Support Assistant
Julie Osbrack, Math Support Assistant
Stacey Macarrio, Special Education Assistant
Astoria Sojourner, Special Education Assistant
Dana Mahrie, Educational Assistant
Kristen Conicelli, Educational Assistant