Wendi Johnston comes to the William S. Hart District and Golden Valley High School with 15 years’ experience in education; this is her sixth year as an Assistant Principal. After beginning her career in the private sector, Wendi pursued education and found the perfect fit! Originally from Colorado, she began her career as a high school English teacher. Realizing the opportunity to work with a broader student base, she also functioned as an Instructional Coach and International Baccalaureate Coordinator before moving into school administration.
After moving to California in 2012, Wendi worked as an Assistant Principal in the Antelope Valley while living in Santa Clarita. Wanting the opportunity to serve the community in which she resides, she is excited to join the Golden Valley family as a Grizzly!
Wendi earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Metropolitan State University of Denver, a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Literacy, and an Administrative Credential from Regis University.