Faculty & Staff 2022-2023 School Year
The Boulder Valley Waldorf School is proud to employ a dynamic and accomplished faculty that is deeply invested in student success. Please click on the teacher photos below to read more about individual educational background, experience and guiding philosophy as a teacher!
Class Teachers – Elementary and Middle School
First Grade Teacher
Sierra is passionate about how Waldorf Education. Sierra believes that children’s growth and learning benefits from a life-long relationship with the natural world and that this relationship will promote the values of environmental stewardship that our planet needs.
Second Grade Teacher Kristin Brown seeks to invigorate children’s learning from the inside out with a balanced and compassionate approach to teaching. Kristin uses her love of music and the arts to inspire students to reach beyond their potential.
Third Grade Teacher Jesse is thrilled to be part of a dynamic education that recognizes students for who they are. Working in Waldorf education, Jesse brings her interests and skills to form a synergistic whole.
Fourth Grade Teacher
An experienced teacher, mentor and consultant, Renee is excited to share her passion for mathematics with younger students. Renee and her students revel in fresh and lively experiences discovering patterns in nature and exploring through stories and physical activities.
Fifth Grade Teacher
Martina was first introduced to the Waldorf philosophy years ago by her cousin, who, just like Rudolf Steiner and Martina herself, grew up in a little town in Lower Austria. After a whirlwind year back in Europe teaching at the Freie Waldorfschule Wien West, Martina is back with some new ideas!
Sixth Grade Teacher
Dan’s dedication to his students and his commitment to providing consistent, easy-to-understand, and substantial feedback is palpable. He has a seemingly effortless way of enticing students with reflective questions at exactly the right time.
Seventh Grade Teacher
Rebecca Franklin is dedicated to her students and to supporting their motivation and relationships in order to help them to reach happiness, independence, and potential. Rebecca nurtures each learner’s curiosity in such a way that they find motivation to be life long learners – where Rebecca will learn too.
Kindergarten & Preschool Teachers
Kindergarten Sunflower Lead Teacher
Gabriella sees Waldorf teaching as a calling. She is a natural communicator and fabulous storyteller who can bring a hushed reverence and meaningful woven tale to even the most everyday of experiences!
Bluebell Lead Teacher As an early childhood educator, Rachel feels it is equally important to work with parents and provide them with the same nurturing, guidance, and warmth as the children.