Ramona Wingart

I make a connection with the students and become their mentor as I teach. All my life I never felt like I ‘belonged’, but when I started as an intern at John Muir, I knew this was my place! I am always here if students need to talk about anything. I am also an advocate for them when they need me to be. I teach to each one’s learning styles and do my best to meet their needs.


  • CSET Visalia

Education + Training

  • I have earned a BA from Chapman University (graduated with honors, not because I’m super intelligent but through hard work). I earned a MA in counseling psychology from National University and a teaching credential from Brandman University.

Work Experience

  • I was a director of the school-age childcare program with the YMCA, and later I became a director of a foster care agency.

When I’m not working, I’m

I enjoy writing poetry as well as writing and illustrating children’s books (I have 4 published). I also like to read and spend time with my hubby and my family!