Tamara Lemesh                                   Teacher/Principal

Ms. Lemesh has worked in education for 19 years and spent 14 years at a Waldorf Charter school cycling through grades 1-6. In addition to her Waldorf teacher training and her public teaching credential, Mrs. Lemesh has a Master’s degree in Education and has just completed her preliminary Administrative Credential. She has experience teaching in diverse settings throughout Sonoma County. Ms. Lemesh has two children, and spends a lot of time outside riding bikes, hiking with friends or family, walking her dog Toby, and enjoying the county and state parks.

Maria Luz Rojas                 Bilingual Instructional Aide

Mrs. Rojas has been working with children for over 5 years. She has completed Professional development for preschool education, the Montessori method, and instructional strategies in the full-inclusion classroom. She enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and coming up with the coolest craft and art lessons Laguna has ever seen.   


Scott “Mr. Scott” Gifford                    Music Teacher

Mr. Scott has been a music teacher for over 10 years and taught for over 20 as a classroom teacher before that. He enjoys playing his Uke and hiking the mountains of Sonoma county.


Evelyn “Ms. Evie” Nitzberg                    Art Teacher

Ms. Evie has been an art teacher for more than 12 years and taught as a classroom teacher for over 10 years. She is a locally known artist and has been featured in Art Trails and many public shows. She also enjoys painting and hiking throughout northern California.   

Neil, Jessie, Caroline, and Terry           

Our library - The Marin Bookmobile    

The Marin County Free Library bookmobile comes to Laguna every week and the students LOVE IT!