Mr. Winderbaum comes to Parker Middle School with a bachelor’s degree from Antioch University and a master’s in education from Wilkes University. Prior to entering the education field, he owned successful businesses in Seattle, Washington, which he sold to pursue his dream of becoming a teacher. “Mr. W” is passionate about connecting with students and providing them with an opportunity not only to learn the curriculum, but to learn and grow into their fullest potential as well. Recognizing that the future of our great democracy will depend upon an active, informed electorate, he teaches the importance of critical thinking, civic responsibility, and community service. In his spare time, Mr. W enjoys travel, reading, scuba diving, tennis, hiking, and digital technology.
Born in Washington and raised in upstate New York, Ms. Note-Gressard holds bachelor's degrees in biology and psychology from Washington State University and a master’s degree in educational technology from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. Well rooted into the community, Ms. Note-Gressard served as the testing coordinator and school counselor for Waimea Middle School for three years. She coaches AYSO soccer and serves as the organization’s regional manager in Waimea. She spearheaded Parker School’s iPad initiative, launched in 2013. Ms. Note-Gressard is married and has two children, her son is a Parker graduate, and her daughter is a current student.