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Ms. Waterman received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Environmental Studies from Sonoma State University and a California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from Chapman University. Additionally, she participated in the Waldorf Education Summer Institute at the Rudolf Steiner College in Fair Oaks, CA.
She taught English for one year to first through fourth-grade children at the Escuela Waldorf School in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Ms. Waterman joined the Novato Charter School faculty in 2002.
Ruth studied Child Development at CSU Sacramento. She has worked with children since 1977 in non-profit preschools, as a home daycare provider when her own children were young and since 1998 as a Kindergarten Assistant at the Novato Charter School.
In addition to her work in the Kindergarten, she provides academic support as an RTI provider with first through fourth graders during the afternoons.
Ms. Gina graduated from San Francisco State University with a BS in Liberal Studies and a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. She completed the Waldorf Teacher Training Program at the Rudolf Steiner College in Fair Oaks, CA.
Her experience includes nine years as a preschool teacher at the Mulberry School and five years teaching kindergarten and first grade at the Oxford School, both in Berkeley, Ca. She began teaching kindergarten at the Novato Charter School in 2009.
Tara is a graduate of the Bay Area Center for Waldorf Teacher Training and earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of New Hampshire. She has been working with children for over 25 years. She joined the Novato Charter School Kindergarten Team in 2018.
The realm of childhood is a place of deep wonder and discovery. Tara aims to support a nourishing environment in which children can grow and thrive through imaginative play and meaningful work.