Staff & Faculty

Ms. Johnson, Operations Admin

Ms. Johnson is the Operations Administrator and has been at WLA for 5 years. Ms. Johnson has seen a lot of change over the years, but believes that if we all pull together, WLA will be successful!

Ms. Jefferson, ASP Coordinator and Receptionist

Ms. Jefferson is the Receptionist and After School Coordinator at Woodward Leadership Academy. She's been employed at WLA since 2014. Ms. Jefferson really loves the students and makes sure their time at Woodward is fun and memorable.

Mr. Cesar, Campus Security

Mr. Cesar is Campus Security. He’s been at WLA since 2013. Mr. Cesar is a retired Police Sergeant that began his law enforcement career in 1986. He helps students understand school policies and procedures.

Ms. Chamberlain TK/Kinder

Ms. Chamberlain has worked in education for over 30 years. She has been the Kindergarten teacher at Woodward for 4 years.

BA: Liberal Studies, California Baptist University

MA: Education, California Baptist University

Ms. Barney, 1st Grade

Ms. Barney has worked at Woodward for 4 years. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Corporate Fitness from Minot State University and received her Master's Degree from Grand Canyon University.

Mr. Kincaid, 2nd Grade

Mr. Kincaid was a teacher in Missouri for two years, and has been with Woodward since coming to California in 2018. He is passionate about creating a safe learning environment for students.

Ms. Abram, 3rd/4th Grade

Ms. Abram has worked in a classroom setting for over 20 years. Her roles have included but not limited to a Teacher Assistant, Substitute Teacher, Teacher, and most importantly, a mother and a grandmother. She has experience working with students with Learning Disabilities throughout the Los Angeles and High Desert Areas.

Mr. Putt, 5th/6th Grade

Mr. Putt is a graduate of Cal Poly Pomona where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Studies. He is dedicated to the advancement of children's formal education through multiple modes of learning and practices.