Lelia True

Head of School/Faculty Chair

lelia true nov 22

Prior to joining WWS, Lelia excelled in a variety of operationally challenging roles. Lelia is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and earned a Bronze Star while commanding a tactical communications company during Desert Storm. Lelia also has a master’s degree in business from Purdue University and has over 20 years of corporate work experience. After beginning her Waldorf journey as a Children’s Garden parent (her son is now in the WWS high school), she became our Operations Manager in 2017. Lelia has completed the Waldorf Education Foundation Studies course and is a member of the WWS College of Teachers. She has also coached our basketball and swimming teams and serves as the middle school math assistant teacher and served as our Operations Manager before assuming the role of Head of School/Faculty Chair.


  • BS, United States Military Academy, West Point
  • MBA, Purdue University
  • Waldorf Education Foundation Studies