Ojai Valley School is located on two campuses in Ojai, CA. The Lower Campus (grades PK-8) is located at 723 El Paseo Road. The Upper Campus (grades 9-12) is located at 10820 Reeves The school also has a Business Office located at 510 Country Club Drive. Please call (805) 646-1423 for information or access the staff directory below.
Gretchen WachterSpanish II, Spanish III, Spanish III Honors, ESL Writing
Gretchen started working at OVS in the summer of 2004, when she taught math and surfing at the summer camp program. Before coming to OVS, she taught at Ojai Christian Academy for four years and as a substitute teacher in the Ojai Unified School District.
Born and raised in Ojai, she became a competitive downhill mountain bike racer in the national circuit. She then decided to continue studying in Spanish by spending a semester in San Sebastian, Spain, and taking a short-term trip to Costa Rica.
Gretchen enjoys spending time with her family, reading, hanging out at the beach, and being involved with her kids’ sports. She lives in the Ojai Valley with her husband, Brian, her sons, Seth and Liam, and her daughter, Brooke.