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Nursery-Kindergarten Faculty

  Betsi McGuigan, Lead Teacher, Lily of the Valley Class  Betsi has been an educator for over 30 years. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Idaho, and a Master’s degree in Waldorf education for both the grades and early childhood from Antioch University New England. She has been a Waldorf early educator at the Waldorf School of Cape Cod, Pine Hill Waldorf School, and for nearly 14 years at the Monadnock Waldorf School where she was known and loved for her warmth, ready laugh, thoughtful teaching, gifted parent work, and deep knowledge of the Waldorf curriculum. Betsi currently serves on the board at Sophia’s Hearth Family Center. Betsi lives in Keene with her husband, Kevin.

Michelle Brooks, Lead teacher, Morning Glory Class Michelle received a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Anna Maria College and a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Lesley College. In 2006 Michelle completed the Waldorf Early Childhood Education program at Sunbridge College in New York. She was a founding teacher at the Village School in Royalston, Massachusetts. Michelle lives in Roxbury with her family.




Lisa Freeman  Lisa is a highly experienced early childhood teacher with over 20 years of teaching at both the Lexington Waldorf School, Lexington, Massachusetts, and at Pine Hill Waldorf School, Wilton, New Hampshire.  She studied at Emerson College in Sussex, England and holds a Master’s Degree in Waldorf Education from Antioch New England University.  In addition, Lisa has completed a specialized three-year kindergarten training program to support the healthy development of young children.

  Amanda Vaine  Amanda received a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary/Early Childhood Education from Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania. While in college, Amanda was active as a kindergarten assistant, and completed her student teaching at the Susquehanna Waldorf School in Pennsylvania. Amanda grew up in Winchester, New Hampshire and is glad to be back close to her roots.
  Marguerite Gadbois
  Libby Haddock, Parent/Child program