• Lutheren


Luthern Williams
Head of School

310-828-5582 x 504
Harvard University, Masters of Education
University of Pennsylvania, BA
    • Ryan


Ryan Hawley
Associate Head of School
Spectrum Program Co-Director

310-828-5582 x 206
California State University Northridge, MA, School Administration
Indiana University, BA
    • Jeff


Jeff Guckert
Upper School Director

310-828-5582 x 404
Stanford University, PhD, Chemistry
Furman University, BS & MS, Chemistry

    • Alison_5


Alison Miller
K-8 Director

310-828-5582 x 406
Ithaca Collge, BA, Drama
University of California Los Angeles, Masters of Education

    • Martha Champlin

      Martha Champlin

Martha Champlin
Dean of the Lower School

310-828-5582 x 602
DePaul University, M.ED, Elementary Education
DePaul University, BA, Marketing and Communications
Member, Association of Educational Therapists
    • mario


Mario Johonson
Director of Student Life, Access, Equity, and Inclusion

310-828-5582 x 213
Loyola Marymount University, B.A., Western Philosophy,
University of California Los Angeles, M.ED, Urban Education
    • Daniela


Daniela Pennise
Upper School Associate Director
and Dean of Studies
K- 12 Director of Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Assessment

310-828-5582 x 230
Antioch University, MA Education, Leadership, and Change
University of California, Santa Cruz, BA Latin American and Latino Studies
    • Elisa web

      Elisa web

Elisa Schultz
Spectrum Program Co-Director

310-828-5582 x 211
School Leaders Licensure Assessment Administrative Credential
Rutgers University, MA
Whittier College, BA, Psychology and Speech Pathology
    • Matt web

      Matt web

Matt Steinhaus
Athletic Director

310-828-5582 x 215
University of California at Santa Barbara, BA, Sociology
    • Lisa


Lisa Turcillo
Executive Manager of Administrative Operations

310-828-5582 x 207
University of Tennessee, MS, Curriculum and Instruction
California State University, Northridge, BA Liberal Studies
Montessori Certification, Early Childhood
    • Brae


Brae Casillas
Director of Human Resources

310-828-5582 x 604
Loyola Marymount University, BA, Sociology
Loyola Marymount University, Certificate, Human Resources Management
    • Zahir Robb

      Zahir Robb

Zahir Robb
Director of Admissions

310-828-5582 x 116
California State University Northridge, MA, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
San Diego State University, BA, History
    • YoonMi


Yoon Mi Checchi
Director of Enrollment and Financial Aid

310-828-5582 x 209
University of Massachusetts Boston, Psychology
    • Candice


Candice Rosales
Director of Development

310-828-5582 x 407
State University of New York at Cortland, BA, Communications Studies
    • Dawn Fairchild

      Dawn Fairchild

Dawn Fairchild
Director of Communications and Marketing

310-828-5582 x 128
Georgia Southern University, BA, English
    • Mark


Mark Vickers-Willis
Director of Community Engagement

310-828-5582 x 214
University of Melbourne, BA, Politics/History
University of Melbourne, M.Teach, Humanities
University of Melbourne, M.Ed, Wellbeing

The New Roads Advantage

In a school that mirrors the socio-economic, cultural, and racial diversity of Los Angeles, New Roads students are challenged daily to question their own worldview, assumptions, perspectives, and righteousness. We are inspired by the promise that our students represent for the future of democracy.