Marigold Garden Teacher (3-day 2020-21)
- Riversong Waldorf School, Fort Collins, CO
- West Coast Institute for Studies in Anthroposophy, BC Canada
- Riversong Waldorf School, Fort Collins, CO – Lead Preschool Teacher and Staff Reviewer
- Camp Sunrise Sunrise Ranch, Loveland CO – Program Coordinator and Camp Counselor,
Ms. Nicky Martens has always loved working with children and strives to meet each child where they are at. Raised in the rural community of Sunrise Ranch, Loveland CO – a unique setting of 75 individuals including a conference and retreat center, farm and garden. Nicky grew up helping with the care of younger children: planting, weeding and harvesting in the garden, caring for animals and collecting eggs, cooking and baking in the restaurant-licensed kitchen, learning how to use wood-working machinery, assisting in hospitality, arranging settings for group activities and visiting shut-in elders. Nicky is a creative and easy-going person with a love of creating with her hands in a variety of media, including painting, metal-smithing and jewelry, ceramics and textile art. Nicky brings many activities and examples of practical work for the children to imitate. Nicky is also a children’s book author and illustrator of therapeutic stories.