Karen was born and raised in New York City and graduated cum laude from Queens College C.U.N.Y with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and a minor in secondary education. In the arts her areas of concentration were in oil painting and black and white photography. Karen loves working with children and has a great deal of experience in various educational settings.
Linden was born in Oregon and spent his youth in Los Angeles. At age thirteen he and his family moved to Connecticut and he would remain an East Coaster until his recent move to Arizona.
Joseph Giulietti has enjoyed teaching school for 12 years in Connecticut, Hungary, the Netherlands, China, and Ireland. He has also visited over 20 other countries. Mr. Giulietti is a big fan of the arts: visual, dramatic, music, and the martial arts. He has brought play and art activities to orphanages in Romania and Hungary. Joseph is a certified elementary grades teacher. He has a B.A. and a M.A. from Connecticut College.
Steven has moved here from Utah. He has four lovely children. He likes hiking, taking pictures, and fishing in his spare time. Steven has been teaching for 13 years. He has taught both upper and lower grades. Coupled with his certification as an elementary teacher, he also has a master's in educational leadership and a bachelor's in political science. Steven is excited to explore the beautiful scenery of Arizona and teach in this wonderful Waldorf inspired school.
Marc received his BA degree at Franklin & Marshall College and his M.Ed. and Waldorf Certification degrees at Adelphi University, in Garden City, NY. Marc began his teaching career at The Waldorf School in Lexington, MA. In 1981, he took his first class at the Pine Hill School in Wilton, NH, where he was a class teacher for 12 years. Marc returned to Lexington School to graduate his second class. In 1999, lured by the red rocks and former colleagues, Marc joined the Terra Rosa Charter School. In 2005, Marc became the Pedagogical Director at the Desert Marigold School in Phoenix.
Dru has been a class teacher at the Desert Marigold School in Phoenix for 5 years. She is a Waldorf Certified teacher. Dru is not only an accomplished teacher but artist as well.