Staff Directory

Shawna Garritson- Director

Nikki Sage- Administrative Secretary/Records/AP

Nikki is a long-time resident of Ojai, graduating from Nordhoff High School. She worked as a teacher's assistant at Noah’s Ark Preschool for five years and has been involved in the youth sports scene in Ojai for many years. Nikki and her family enjoy the outdoors, either on horseback or hiking with their dog.

Nancy Welter- Credentialed Supervising Teacher

Nancy has worked in the field of education for 30 years. She has a B.S. in Biological Science and a Masters of Education in Reading. Having a Single Subject Credential in Science and Math and a Multiple Subject Credential has afforded her the opportunity to teach at the elementary, middle school and high school levels focusing on instruction in the areas of science, math and reading. For 20 years, she was employed by OUSD teaching life science, physical science and pre-algebra at Matilija Junior High. Ojai has been her home since 1990. She enjoys the active outdoor lifestyle it affords her family and has been involved as a leader in 4-H and Boy Scouts. She enjoys sharing the wonders of the natural world with children, helping them develop the skills of careful observation and thoughtful imagination. Her time spent outdoors often involves cycling, hiking, back packing, gardening and ocean sports.