August 18, 2019
Welcome to McGaugh, Assistant Principal Wendy Wood!
Beginning on Tuesday, Ms. Wendy Wood will step on to the McGaugh campus as our new Assistant Principal. Most of you met her at Back to School Night but here is some more information about her:
Ms. Wendy Wood has taught at Lee Elementary in Los Al for 27 years. She has taught every grade level except 5th grade. In her 27 years of teaching she has held many leadership roles for Los Alamitos Unified. She was a 3rd grade Language Arts mentor where she wrote reading and writing curriculum for the district as well as benchmark assessments. She was also an English Learners Coordinator, conducting after school writing intervention classes and presenting at ELAC parent meetings. She participated as a Cotsen Fellow and with her training went on to be a Language Arts coach. She was also the Administrative Designee at Lee Elementary and most recently was an Education Services Teacher On Special Assignment (TOSA) at the District Office.
Ms. Wood grew up locally in the city of Lakewood. She earned both her Bachelor's and Master’s Degree from California State University Long Beach.
Ms. Wood has lived in Rossmoor for 20 years. She has two boys that attended Lee Elementary, Oak Middle School and Los Alamitos High School. Her oldest is currently a junior at California Maritime Academy and her youngest is a senior at LAHS.