Principal, Dr. Alice Lee
Dr. Alice Lee is the proud principal of Richmond Street School. Prior to arriving at Richmond, she served as the El Segundo Middle School's assistant principal for three years. She was a teacher, instructional coach, professional developer, and school site coordinator with the Los Angeles Unified School District. She has taught abroad in Korea and Thailand as an English teacher. Dr. Lee also guest lectures at Vanguard University's Graduate Education Program on curriculum design and instructional pedagogy.
She is a three-time UCLA graduate and completed her doctorate in Educational Leadership with her dissertation focused on exploring lesson study as an improvement strategy for high-stakes accountability schools, students, and teachers.
Dr. Lee believes that all students are entitled to receive and have access to an equitable, challenging, and engaging education. She is committed to building a community of lifelong learners at Richmond Street School who are equipped to make a positive impact in the world.
Assistant Principal, Dr. Becky Godbey
Dr. Rebecca Godbey has been an active member of El Segundo Unified since July 2013. Prior to joining ESUSD, she was a 16-year veteran teacher with experience teaching grades 2, 3, 4, and kindergarten in California (Culver City Unified School District) and in Orlando, Florida. She extensively studied parent empowerment and family literacy during her dissertation research. Her vision for education is for students to improve not only their academic skills, but also their sense of self-confidence and social responsibility. When schools focus on preparing the whole child, our entire society benefits.
Dr. Godbey looks forward to working with the entire school community to ensure that the school continues to be a safe and enriching place to learn. She strongly believes in making children, staff, and families feel a sense of belonging and pride at Richmond Street School.