David Tapia

Vice Principal

Art Mijarez

Academic Program Leader 
Leigh Ann Ryan

IMC Clerk
Nora Ramirez

Courtney Lancaster

Janice Gaines

Cholee Marchel

Sheila Umbinetti

Cafeteria Staff
Pam Lay

Ramona Ramirez

Custodial Staff
Sylvia Rodriquez



Julie Johnson

Wendy Hodash (TK)

Tamera Saso

Norma Garcia

First Grade

Kelley Gneckow

Tricia Noland

Patricia Parsons

Second Grade

Jennifer Castanon

Helen Echenique

Troy Wells

Third Grade
Jamie Williams

Lauren Gutierrez

Rhynda Marett

Susan Fidler Martinez



4th grade
Mellisa Willis

Michael Solomon

Javier Valdovinos

5th grade
Kathleen Bowen

Helen Horton

Mellisa Willis

Special Education
Jacqueline Lopez

Lindsey White

Instructional aides
Office Teacher
Janet Cardoza

Library/Media Clerk
Laura Carrillo

Amy Bustillos

Student Success Coach

Artisa Moten

Williams Elementary School


1201 Williams Street
Bakersfield, California 93305
Phone 661.631.5840
Fax 661.395.9517

Principal: David Tapia


Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.