Director | Operations Manager | Chief Financial Officer | Office Manager | Bookkeeper | Office Float
Ms. Lloyd’s tenure at NCS began in 1996 when she became a founding parent of the school. After a hiatus, she returned in 2012 as the school’s director. Ms. Lloyd has a BS in Nutritional Sciences, a California Public School Teaching Credential, a Waldorf Education Teaching Certificate, and an Education Administration Services Credential. She has taught in public schools, public Waldorf charter schools and private Waldorf schools, including Colegio Waldorf de Cuernavaca, in Mexico, where she became fluent in Spanish. Ms. Lloyd’s two adult children received a Waldorf education Kindergarten through High School, which afforded her the opportunity to experience the education from a parent’s perspective.
April joined NCS in 2018 after serving the East Bay Waldorf School as the Development Director focusing on school fundraising and event management. Prior to that, she supported the Marin Waldorf School as the Enrollment Director. Her role there allowed her to become well acquainted with the Waldorf curriculum and the importance of community. She has enjoyed working alongside the faculty, staff, and parents in support of the children. April also has experience in property management which serves her well in caring for our facility needs. She holds a BA in Humanities and Cultural Studies from Dominican University of California.
Chief Financial Officer
John became the CFO of NCS in July 2018. After having served in finance and operations leadership roles in the nonprofit sector, John was the Operations Director at the Sebastopol Charter School from 2013 to July 2018. Earlier in his career, he was an international business executive with General Electric, leading and serving in various management capacities. A certified Waldorf teacher, John completed his training at Rudolf Steiner College receiving his MA in Waldorf Education. He also holds a BA in Economics from Yale University, an MA in Philosophy and Religion from the California Institute of Integral Studies, and a certificate from the Universidad de Sevilla (Spain) where he studied abroad.
Jill came to us with over 15 years of experience in working with students and teachers, in both classroom and office environments. She has worked for the Novato Unified School District since 2009 and became the Office Manager at NCS in 2014. Jill grew up traveling the world, as her father was involved in the Peace Corps, then settled in Novato, where she attended middle school and high school.
Laurelle attended both Santa Rosa Junior College and San Francisco State University. She worked as an Office Manager for the San Francisco YMCA and was the Finance Co-Director at You & Me Children’s Center in Petaluma. Laurelle joined the Novato Charter School staff in May 2007.
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