Faculty and Staff

Our Faculty bring a diversity of skills and experience to their work at Live Oak.  All teachers are trained in Waldorf and California teacher credentialing programs.  Our teachers have taught in private Waldorf and mainstream public settings.  Our Staff uses its broad experience and wisdom when developing our academic programs, organizational structures, curriculum articulation, and student instruction.  Live Oak is always seeking professional and dynamic staff to join our team.  Please visit our Employment page for current openings.  


Matthew Morgan, Executive Director

Kim Anderson, Office Manager

Julie Beckner, School Secretary

Muriel BertucciAdministrative Assistant

Messages for Faculty & Staff can be left with the School Office at 707-762-9020.

Class Teachers and Assistants

Rosemary Kindergarten
Rebecca River-Teague, Teacher
Alicia Ralero, Assistant

Sunflower Kindergarten
Mary Alice Reis, Teacher
Lori Christopher, Assistant

First Grade
Amy Ross, Teacher
Aria Watson & Mark Escalera, Assistant

Second Grade
Ann Ingraham, Teacher
Ursula Kremer, Assistant

Third Grade
Julie Meierding, Teacher
Jen Stevens, Assistant

Fourth Grade
Lois Wildgrube, Teacher
Tanya Boone-Alva, Assistant

Fifth Grade
Tamara Lemesh, Teacher

Sixth Grade
Leah Brosio, Teacher
Mark Escalera, Assistant

Seventh Grade
Gila Mann, Teacher 
Gayla Overmeer, Assistant

Eighth Grade
Heather Shepherd, Teacher
Jonatha Foli, Assistant

Specialty Subject Teachers

Middle School Math
Krista Wigert

Alex Boshell

Meret Piderman

Margaret Patterson

Klaus Dilling

Jeanette Isenberg, Teacher

Sadie Sonntag

Resource Specialist
Karen Perry
Hannah Miller, Assistant


After-School Program

Program Coordinator
Denise Williges

Kindergarten Aftercare Teacher
Mimi Herschkowitz, Lead Teacher
Alex Steffen, Assistant

Grades Aftercare
Malia Buckheit, Assistant
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