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 Meehan (she/her)Parent-Tot Teacher
“This reverent, mindful, artistic, nature-based, holistic educational approach weaves together so many elements and values that are important to me!”
Janelle Anderson (she/her)Willow 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 Merrick (she/her)Willow Wood Pre-K Assistant
“AWS provides children with the space and resources to delve into their imagination, creativity and natural curiosity.”
Sarah Franklin (she/her)Oakwood Pre-K / Kindergarten Lead Teacher
“Waldorf education honors the unfolding individuality of every child.”
Tara Miller-Kuhn (she/her)Oakwood Pre-K / Kindergarten Assistant Lunch Bunch Teacher
I love teaching kindness, compassion and a love of the outdoors!
Jaime Thompson (she/her)Ash Grove Pre-K / Kindergarten Lead Teacher
“The authentic moral development provided through the Waldorf curriculum leads to successful, altruistic graduates eager to bring positive changes to our world!”
Megan Munson (she/her)Ash 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.