SUMMER BREAK - Classes resume Tuesday, September 1st, 2020 - If you need to contact the office, please email or call (541) 846-4246

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.

Michelle “Huck” LaFave

Wolf Class, 5th Grade

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…

Naoko Bishop

Handwork Assistant

Handwork Assistant

Jade Keglovitz


Physical Education/Games Teacher - more info coming soon.

Geri Littlejohn

Music Teacher

Music Teacher - More info coming soon

Hannah Jackson

Handwork Teacher

Handwork Teacher - more info coming soon

Kristy Demling

Bear Class, 3rd Grade

Grade 3 Bear Class Teacher - More info coming soon

Linda Johanson

Hummingbird Class, 6th Grade

Linda Johanson is the class teacher of the Hummingbird class (currently 6th grade) at Woodland Charter School. Linda moved from the Northeast Kingdom in Vermont to…

Saul Harper

Spanish Teacher

Saul Harper (Señor Harper) came to Woodland Charter School as a Spanish teacher in February, 2017. He graduated magna cum laude in 1996 with a B.A.…

Rob Everett

Applegate Class, 8th Grade

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…

Michael Wilt

Mountain Class, 7th Grade

Michael Wilt joined Woodland Charter School in July 2013 as the 1st Grade / Mountain Class teacher. He has led the Mountain Class since that time,…

Emma Bartelt

Dragonfly Class, 4th Grade

Emma Bartelt was born and raised in Wisconsin and journeyed to Southern Oregon in August 2016 and began teaching the Dragonfly Class. Emma received her B.S.…

Christine Leonard

Salmon Class, 1st Grade

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…

Celeste Manka

Oak Class, 2nd Grade

Celeste Manka joined Woodland Charter School in July 2018 as the class teacher of that year’s incoming first grade class. Celeste grew up among the redwoods…


Student Support Team

  • Lori George
  • Helene Bisnaire
  • Julie Osbrack

Special Education Assistant

  • Carla Tchack

Office / Admin Team

  • Wensdae Davis, Education Director
  • Alana Goldstein, Business Director
  • Heather Saunders, Office Manager