Our Faculty

Our talented pool of teachers love children and are dedicated to Waldorf education.  At Shining Star Waldorf School our faculty strives to promote a healthy and healing learning environment, encouraging social consciousness and compassion.

Mrs. Susan Rice – Early Childhood Program
mrs.rice@shiningstarschool.com
Mrs. Susan Rice

Ms. Julie Gatti – Linden Tree Kindergarten (ages 4-6)
ms.julie@shiningstarschool.com
Ms. Julie Gatti

Mrs. Marsha Johnson – 1st and 2nd Grade 
mrs.johnson@shiningstarschool.com
Mrs. Marsha Johnson.

Ms. Arehn McCarty – 3rd and 4th Grade
mrs.mccarty@shiningstarschool.com
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Mr. David Edwards, 5th Grade

mr.daved@shiningstarschool.com

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Ms. Laura Johnson – 6th and 7th Grade combined

ms.laura@shiningstarschool.com
Ms. Laura Johnson

 

Mr. Peter Bauer – Nature Immersion Instructor
peter@rewildportland.com
http://www.rewildportland.com/nature-immersion/

 

Tante Jocelyn Mueller – German Language

Ms. Heidi Vorst, Folkdance 1-8

Mr. Torsti Rovainen, Band & Theater Club

Ms. Glorianna Minden, Handwork 1-2

Ms. Lisa Giachinno, Handwork 3-4

Mr. Julien Munske, Percussion Band 5-8

Ms. Kristin, Singing and Band

Ms. Emily Tilton, Writing Workshop  5-8

Ms. Elizabeth Neeley, Naturalist, Wild Nest 0-5 years