Michael D’Aleo

BS Mech. Eng., Rutgers University, MS Ed., Sunbridge College

High school physics/math teacher at Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs in Saratoga Springs, NY. Director of Research at SENSRI. Waldorf class teacher, trustee, parent, spouse. Inventor with 17 U.S. patents, co-author of Sensible Physics Teaching and author of Embracing Materialism and Letting It Go, as well as articles on teaching science and environmental issues. Co-founder of the Teaching Sensible Science program.

CfA teaching: Waldorf high school teacher education (pedagogical studies, science seminars, mentoring).

Douglas Gerwin

B.A., Hons., University of Sussex; Ph.D., University of Dallas

Director of the Center for Anthroposophy (CfA) and Chair of its Waldorf High School Teacher Education Program (WHiSTEP); Co-Director of the Research Institute for Waldorf Education (RIWE). Visiting high school teacher in life science, history, literature, and music; lecturer and mentor to Waldorf high schools across North America.Adjunct faculty at Antioch University New England.

WHiSTEP Courses:  Human Development; Waldorf Curriculum; Professional Seminar Level III; Subject Seminars.

Renewal Courses:  Self-Education Through Intuitive Thinking and Artistic Perception; Faust.

Foundation Studies: Practical Training in Thinking; Twelve Senses; Threefold Social Organism; Life Science and Technology.

Antioch Courses: The Adolescent

Meg Gorman

MA, Georgetown University

High school humanities and drama teacher at the Marin independent high school initiative in San Rafael, CA. Published poet and essayist, author of Confessions of a Waldorf Parent. Adjunct faculty at WISC in Los Angeles, consultant to Waldorf high schools. Former Waldorf parent, trustee; collegium member of the Section for Social Sciences.

CfA teaching: Foundations of Human Experience; Esoteric Science; subject seminars in history and Threefold Social Organism

Carol Kelly

Carol Kelly taught music and elementary school before training to become a priest in the Christian Community. As a trained singer, she studied world music with Michael Deason-Barrow, from whom she gained a great breadth of musical repertoire. Carol also teaches music in the Waldorf teacher education program at Antioch University New England.

CfA Teaching:

Singing and music

Dennis Klocek

M.F.A.,Temple University; Waldorf Teacher Education Diploma, Rudolf Steiner College

Director of the Consciousness Studies Program at Rudolf Steiner College and founder of the Coros Institute, dedicated to dialogues between individuals in the sciences and the arts. International lecturer and author of six books, including Climate: Soul of the Earth. Known as Doc Weather to those who visit his website Docweather.com for weather predictions and articles on climatology.

CfA teaching: Renewal Courses; Waldorf High School Teacher Education Program

Signe Motter

M.Ed., Antioch University New England

Waldorf early childhood and class teacher, currently at Waldorf School of Princeton, NJ. Adjunct faculty in the Waldorf program at Antioch University New England.

WHiSTEP Courses: Human Development
Renewal Courses: Self-Education through Intuitive Thinking and Artistic Perception
Foundation Studies: Basic books of Rudolf Steiner

Kim John Payne

M.Ed., Antioch New England Graduate School

Private counselor and consultant to Waldorf schools. Author of Games Children Play, as well as Simplicity Parenting (Random House). Director of the Center for Social Sustainability.

CfA teaching: Foundation Studies, Parenting Today Seminars, Renewal Courses, Waldorf elementary and high school teacher education (social and emotional education).

Laura Radefeld

Diploma, Eurythmy Spring Valley; Pedagogical Eurythmy Diploma, Emerson College, U.K.

Teaches eurythmy  at Green Meadow Waldorf School in Chestnut Ridge, NY.  Adjunct faculty at Antioch University New England and teacher at School of Eurythmy in Spring Valley, NY. Regularly performs within the USA, including the Making Music Visible Tour and the Midwest Eurythmy Group.

CfA teaching: Eurythmy (with speech) in all three levels of the Waldorf High School Teacher Education Program.

Leonore Russell

M.A., Adelphi University

Adjunct faculty at Antioch University New England and Adelphi University; Director of the Franz E. Winkler Center for Adult Learning.  Practicing eurythmist and pedagogical mentor of eurythmists; formerly high school humanities teacher and administrator at the Waldorf School of Garden City. Author of Kinesthetic Learning for Adolescents.

WHiSTEP Courses: Eurythmy, professional seminars
Renewal Courses: Eurythmy, Organizational Development

David Sloan

B.A., Harvard University; Certificate, Waldorf Teacher Training, Emerson College, U.K; M.F.A., Stonecoast Poetry Program, University of Southern Maine.

He is the founding teacher of the new high school at the Merriconeag Waldorf School in Freeport, Maine where he teaches High school English and Drama. Advisor to Waldorf high schools and lecturer on Waldorf education. Author of Computers and Education, Stages of Imagination: Working Dramatically With Adolescents and Life Lessons.

CfA teaching: Waldorf high school teacher education (English seminars, drama workshops, mentoring).

Daniel Stokes

Diploma in Speech and Drama, Harkness Studio, Sydney, Australia

Teacher of speech formation at Waldorf teacher education centers in Europe, Australia, and the United States. Former class teacher now freelancing as speech teacher and coach, based in Los Angeles. Adjunct faculty at Antioch University New England.

CfA teaching: Speech (with eurythmy) in all three levels of the Waldorf High School Teacher Education Program

Patrick Stolfo

MA in Waldorf Education from Mercy College of Detroit, BFA in Sculpture, Certificate, Sculptural Program, Emerson College, U.K.

He is teacher of sculpture, art history, and architecture at Hawthorne Valley School in Ghent, NY where he also serves in various school leadership roles and is an instructor in school s own Foundation Studies program. Freelance sculptor and adult workshop leader. Waldorf parent, trustee, and spouse.

CfA teaching: Waldorf elementary and high school teacher education (sculpture, high school arts and art history seminars, mentoring).

Jamie York

M.S., Computer Science, University of Denver; Certificate in Waldorf High School Teacher Education from the Center for Anthroposophy

Teaches high school mathematics at Shining Mountain Waldorf School in Boulder, Colorado  as well as at a Waldorf school in Holland and in math workshops for teachers across North America.  Author of a series of books entitled Making Math Meaningful, which includes a math curriculum guide and math workbooks for each of the upper elementary and high school grades.

WHiSTEP Courses: High school math subject seminars.
Renewal Courses: Projective geometry and math for upper elementary grades.

General Pedagogical Courses

Michael D’Aleo, Michael Holdrege, Torin Finser, Douglas Gerwin, Meg Gorman, Dennis Klocek, Signe Motter, Kim Payne, High Renwick, Leonore Russell

Subject Specialization

Arts / Art History

Karine Munk Finser, Dennis Klocek, Patrick Stolfo

English

Meg Gorman, David Sloan

History

Douglas Gerwin, Meg Gorman

Life Sciences

Michael Holdrege, Dennis Klocek

Mathematics

Robert Sim, Jamie York

Physical Sciences

Michael D’Aleo

Fine Arts

Painting: Karine Munk Finser
Sculpture: Patrick Stolfo

Performing Arts

Speech: Daniel Stokes
Drama: David Sloan
Eurythmy: Leonore Russell, Laura Radefeld
Singing: Carol Kelly
Spacial Dynamics