Inspired By Excellence & Warmth

Waldorf Teacher Institute is growing. We provide instructors schooled in the philosophical foundation, a wide developmental range of ages (preK-high school), main curriculum and special subjects, as well as early childhood specialists. Faculty are dedicated to a continual learning process in their own professional development and are generous in sharing their direct experience.  Many active faculty been in the classroom for 20+ years. Will you be one of the next great teachers?

   Core Group Faculty & Administration

FRANCES VIG
FRANCES VIGCore Group, Faculty: Foundational Studies, Grade School
MICHAEL HOLDREDGE
MICHAEL HOLDREDGECore Group, Faculty: Foundational Studies
CAROL TRIGGIANO
CAROL TRIGGIANOCore Group, Faculty: Early Childhood, Grade School
KRIS BOSHELL
KRIS BOSHELLCore Group, Faculty: Foundational Studies, Learning Support
NAOMI LOVECore Group: Administrator

   Faculty & Visiting Faculty

ALLA BIKCHURINAFaculty: Eurythmy, Grade School, Early Childhood
ELIZABETH ENGLISHFaculty: Music, Grade School
MARY RUUD
MARY RUUDFaculty: Eurythmy, Grade School, Early Childhood
NANCY SZYMANSKI
NANCY SZYMANSKIVisiting Faculty: Grade School
NANCY MATSON
NANCY MATSONVisiting Faculty: Early Childhood
JUTTA DISTLER
JUTTA DISTLERVisiting Faculty: Speech, Grade School
TERRAN DOEHRER
TERRAN DOEHRERVisiting Faculty: Speech, Folk Dancing
LAURA DONKELVisiting Faculty: Early Childhood
NAAMAN GAMBILLVisiting Faculty: Beekeeping
INGRID GOMEZVisiting Faculty: Handwork
LUEKOS GOODWINVisiting Faculty: Governance
DANNY HALLUMVisiting Faculty: Grade School
JASMINE HASABEGOVICVisiting Faculty: Science
PATRICIA HOLDREGEVisiting Faculty: Grade School, Handwork, Gardening
CHRIS KUCKVisiting Faculty: Grade School
BREANNE PETERSONVisiting Faculty: Grade School
LEVA SCOGGINVisiting Faculty: Early Childhood
JANNE STAUFFERVisiting Faculty: Grade School
JOHN TREVILLIONVisiting Faculty: Grade School

   Board of Directors

CHUCK GINSBERG
CHUCK GINSBERGBoard Member
SHEILA DONOHUE
SHEILA DONOHUEBoard Member
GORDON EDWARDS
GORDON EDWARDSBoard Member
NATALIE FRENCH
NATALIE FRENCHBoard Member
ROB WELCHER
ROB WELCHERBoard Member

Waldorf Educators with Class Experience

Our instructors come from many different backgrounds with unique specialties.

We offer full time and part time options to continue study. Depending on the year, we can sometimes offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Discover the Joy of Teaching

Waldorf Teacher Institute: Chicago
formerly Arcturus Rudolf Steiner Education Program