Early Childhood Teachers
Meet our Faculty
Within these biographies are represented the strength of the human spirit as evidenced by the dedication, integrity, and perseverance embodied in our faculty, staff, and board members. Also represented is a love for humanity, with all its diverse cultures and perspectives, and a respect for each individual’s stage of development. Additionally, there lives a reverence for our planet, its biodiversity, and life-sustaining gifts. We invite you to meet us here and we look forward to meeting you soon.
Kate MeehanParent-Tot Teacher
“This reverent, mindful, artistic, nature-based, holistic educational approach weaves together so many elements and values that are important to me!”
Janelle AndersonWillow Wood Pre-K Lead Teacher
I love to take care of young children in a home-like setting that nurtures all their senses in a safe and developmentally appropriate way.
Nadine MerrickWillow Wood Pre-K Assistant
“AWS provides children with the space and resources to delve into their imagination, creativity and natural curiosity.”
Sarah FranklinOakwood Pre-K / Kindergarten Lead Teacher
“Waldorf education honors the unfolding individuality of every child.”
Tara Miller-KuhnOakwood Pre-K / Kindergarten Assistant Lunch Bunch Teacher
I love teaching kindness, compassion and a love of the outdoors!
Jill QuinnAsh Grove Pre-K / Kindergarten Lead Teacher
AWS is not only a place where children are educated, it is a community where lasting relationships are developed and fostered for a lifetime.
Megan MunsonAsh Grove Pre-K / Kindergarten Assistant Lunch Bunch Teacher
Childhood should be a gentle exploration, full of play and wonder, where children have time to learn about themselves and their connection to the world around them.
Claire DeNiesAsh Grove Pre-K / Kindergarten Assistant Lunch Bunch Assistant
"I value Waldorf education's holistic approach, emphasis on experiential learning, cultivation of love and respect for nature, and nurturing of community; I'm passionate about creating that kind of environment for growth and learning."